Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Tram Crossing Grosvenor Bridge, Chester – Circa 1920

Below is a picture taken around 1920 of one of Chester’s double decker electric trams passing over Grosvenor Bridge, in the picture you can see the twin bracket poles which allowed for two way tram traffic across the bridge. Advertisements

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Tarvin Road, Chester – Circa 1930’s

Below is a picture taken around the early 1930’s, you can see the tracks for the trams that used to run to the City. The picture dates after 1930 as the over head cables for the trams have been removed. … Continue reading

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Old Adverts Of Pubs & Hotels, Chester – Various Decades

Below is a small collection i have of old adverts from various decades of Pubs & Hotels in Chester, to view slide show click on an image. Once in the slideshow to view a larger version click the image again

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The Groves & St John’s Church, Chester – Circa 1870

Below is a picture of The Groves & The Weir on The River Dee. In the background you can see St John’s Church still with its tower intact (It collapsed on the 15th April 1881). In the front of the … Continue reading

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Tudor House, Lower Bridge Street, Chester – Circa 1880

The picture below, shows the building known today Tudor House before being rebuilt circa 1880, towards the right hand side of the building you can see Hawarden Castle entry, with the right of this The Feather’s pub

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The Town Hall, Chester – Circa 1879

Below is a rare picture of the Town Hall, which was opened in 1869, if you look to the left of the building you can see a gap between where the Old Market was (opened in 1865) and the Town … Continue reading

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Video Montage Of Old Paintings Of Chester

A Video Montage of Old Paintings Of Chester from 1710 Click either link or picture above to view

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