Category Archives: 1940’s

Memories Of The 1940 & 1941 Blitzes in Chester

Below is an article from May 12th 1945 , about the “Memories Of The 1940 & 1941 Blitzes” in Chester Advertisements

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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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Cinema Adverts Of Chester From 1944

Below is a selection of adverts taken from The Chester Chronicle on November 11th 1944, which show’s how important the cinema’s were during the war, people to go and put the troubles of the war away, or at least for … 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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Aircraft Incidents In Chester During WWII

During World War II, there were a large number aircraft incidents which took place around the Chester area, below are summaries of incidents listed in chronological order 14th August 1940 A Luftwaffe Heinkel 111 bombed RAF Sealand causing damage to … Continue reading

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Where did the bombs drop during WWII in Chester

Below is a document sent to the Chief Constable containing the “official list” of the bombs which were dropped on Chester during the WWII,¬†These include a total 3 x Para Mines, 44 x H.E Bombs & 344 Incendiary Bombs, which … Continue reading

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Advert For Blacon Point Estate, Blacon, Chester – Circa Late 1940’s

Below is a rare find, a 1940’s advert for the sale / building of the housing estate on Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester. The advert dates from a late 1940’s Official Chester Guide book.

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