Category Archives: Queens Park

The River Dee, Chester – 1907

The above picture was taken from Old Dee Bridge looking down towards The Groves on February 7th 1917. As you can see the River Dee was frozen, something which has not happened since 1963.

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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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