Category Archives: Parkgate Road

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

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A History Of Crabwall Manor, Parkgate Road, Chester

A Brief History Of Crabwall Manor The history of Crabwall Manor is one of the most fascinating of any house in Cheshire, as well as being one of the oldest, the various occupants of the house have figured largely in … Continue reading

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The College, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire – Circa 1930

During 1840, The College was established by using some temporary structures until the new building on the picture below were completed and opened by W.E. Gladstone in 1842. During this time, The College was only for Men, to study academically, … Continue reading

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