Category Archives: 1890’s

The Marlborough Arms, Chester – Circa 1898


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Proposed Electric Trams for Chester

Below is an article for 24th May 1899 based on an Engineers Report to install Electric Trams in Chester

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Newtown, Chester – Side By Side map

To view the “slider map” click on the Image above, it will open in a new window Note: Its optimised for large screens, so looks better on a PC or iMac I have now updated it with Street names in … Continue reading

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Postcards Of Bridge Street, Chester, Cheshire

I have put together a Slideshow of various Postcards of Bridge Street, Chester. They are from various decades, and i have put descriptions at the bottom of each one, #Enjoy Click the slide show below to view “left or right” … Continue reading

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The Grosvenor Hotel, Eastgate Street, Chester – Circa 1865

An excerpt from an Old Guide Book Of Chester (1865) The old building called The Royal Hotel occupied the site of the present structure (Grosvenor Hotel Built 1865) had been long found very inconvenient and ill adapted for carrying on … Continue reading

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The Trams Of Chester, Cheshire

The trams of Chester was created, with services commencing on 10th June 1878, by Chester Tramways Company, with the initial route from Chester Railway to Chester Castle, the route was then extended to Saltney the following year. The trams were … Continue reading

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Eastgate Street, Chester, Cheshire – Circa Late 1895

Below is a picture taken of Eastgate Street, Chester taken just before the turn of the century, you can see the recently construct cross on the right, a horse drawn tram in the centre, with an advert for Sunlight Soap. … Continue reading

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