Entries by Hugh Bray

Chester in the Great War

The book with this title by Susan Chambers offers a powerful and engrossing account of life as it was lived by the citizens of Chester through the war years. Click here to read the summary and review of the book published in volume 85 of our journal.

We Will Remember Them November 9 -11

Chester Castle Roll of Honour The names of Chester residents and those closely connected to Chester who fell in World War One will be projected on the walls of Chester Castle over the weekend of the November 9-11 to mark the centenary of the Armistice. The list has been compiled from the names on the […]

Bronze Age Roundhouse at Beeston Castle

English Heritage have plans to build a late bronze age Roundhouse on site at Beeston Castle and are looking to recruit a number of volunteers to help build, fit out, interpret and maintain the Round House. Click here to e-mail the Volunteer Supervisor for more information