Category Archives: Crane Street

Chester – Slider Map Circa 1888 & 2015

I have created a “Slider Map” of Chester to compare between circa 1888 & present day Note, the “Slider” is optimised for large screens  To view the map, click on the above image, which will open in a new window … 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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