Category Archives: Shipgate Street

The Shipgate, Chester

At the turn of the 19th Century there used to a road called Skinner’s Lane that ran between the wall and the River Dee, which used to have workshop along it that consisted of ” Animal Skinners” During the 1830’s … Continue reading

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Paintings Of Chester 1870 to 1880 – By Louise Raynor

Louise Raynor was born in Matlock Bath in 1832, is well know for painting street scenes of the era, she lived in Chester from around 1870 to 1910 where she moved to Tunbridge Well, where side died in 1924. Below … Continue reading

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