Category Archives: Handbridge

The River Dee, Chester – Circa 1880

The above picture is taken from Castle Drive, looking across the River Dee towards Greenway Street, and the church of St Mary’s Advertisements

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Handbridge, Chester – Circa 1935

In the photograph the shops on the right was built in the 1924 as part of the “Chester Improvement Scheme”, due to them being described as probably the “worst group of houses in Chester” in the 1922 medical officers health … Continue reading

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1911 OS Map Of Handbridge, Chester

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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,┬áThese include a total 3 x Para Mines, 44 x H.E Bombs & 344 Incendiary Bombs, which … Continue reading

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