Category Archives: Watergate Street

Watergate Street, Chester – Circa 1904

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Chester – Slider Map Circa 1888 & 2015

I have created a “Slider Map” of Chester to compare between circa 1888 & present day Note, the “Slider” is optimised for large screens  To view the map, click on the above image, which will open in a new window

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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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Watergate Street, Chester, Cheshire

The picture below was taken circa 1900, looking towards the cross. The building on the right was know as “Uncle Toms Cabin” which became derelict and was later know as “The Gap”. Today its has been replaced by a modern office … Continue reading

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Crypt Court, Chester, Cheshire – Circa 1930

Below is picture taken in the former Crypt Court, looking north from Commonhall Street, towards Watergate Street, The picture was taken around 1930 

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God’s Providence House, Watergate Street, Chester – 1860, 1870 & Present Day

The photograph below is taken around 1860, where can see God’s Providence House, looking quite different to the building we see today, there is a man at the bottom of the steps looking so grand in his top hat. If … Continue reading

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