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The Cost Of The New Town Hall

The relative difference between the size of the old Town Hall (also known as the exchange) and that of the new one may be measured in comparison of their value in 1863. The old building was insured for £5,000 ; … Continue reading

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Tarvin Road, Chester – Circa 1930’s

Below is a picture taken around the early 1930’s, you can see the tracks for the trams that used to run to the City. The picture dates after 1930 as the over head cables for the trams have been removed. … Continue reading

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Chester Quiz – The Answers

1 On the South wall of the church is a monument to Diana Warburton,which is unusual in that she is shown as a skeleton holding her winding sheet, upon which is written her obituary. 2. ‘The fear of the Lord is … Continue reading

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St Werburgh Street, Chester – Circa 1905

 Formerly St. Werburgh’s Lane, the street doubled in width when the fine buildings on the right designed by John Douglas, were built between 1895 and 1899. On the left-hand corner is Parr’s Bank, now the National Westminster Bank and on … Continue reading

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The Historical Pageant Of Chester – Episode II

Originally posted on From The Twitter Account @the_joe_smoe:
Episode II The Chester Pageant – July 18th to 23rd 1910 King Edgar on his imperial progress, with Queen Elfrida, receives the homage of tributary Princes, AD 973. With the…

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Name The Old Pubs, #Chester (Part 1)

Below is a series of current day pictures of buildings in #Chester, can you name the pub which used be in the same building  I will update my blog tomorrow with the answers Click on the picture to view a … Continue reading

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Name The Pubs, #Chester – (Part 3)

Can you you name the pubs in #Chester below Click on the picture to view a larger image (I will update the blog tomorrow with the answers)   

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