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A Wartime Wedding

In August 1916 Elizabeth Barbara Ball married William Huxley at St Michael’s Church, Chester. The photograph shows them posing outside their new home in Volunteer Street. Elizabeth was the daughter of Arthur and Elizabeth Ball of Pitt Street. Her father died when she was a child and her mother started a confectionary business in their […]

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The Albion Inn, Albion Street, Chester

Tours, Saturday 14 September 2013, 3pm and 4.30pm Built in the late 19th century, The Albion is Chester’s last unspoilt Victorian public house dedicated to the Great War.  Many items of memorabilia are housed in the bar including a 1928 Pianola Steck, which can be played on request. The Albion is a short walk from […]

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