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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Rare old Pictures of Queens Park

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We have found some rare old pictures of the Queens Park many of them old postcards. Above is the Boar War statue with the old cafe and the guns.

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The old Lilly pond

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The path at the end of Coronation walk note the cafe in the background

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The waterfall

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two old postcards showing various scenes the lake, main entrance, lodge and boar war statue

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Lodges and the clock tower with bunting out

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Same again but and older black and white picture

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Another Boar war statue picture

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The lake side by the gold coarse by the looks of it

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The lake again from across the lake towards the cafe with the old bridge

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The bridge with the cafe how open the cafe looks with no trees around it like today

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The cafe with the monkey hut in front of it

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Mani Entrance with the Boar war statue

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Another postcard with the clock tower and lake

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Coronation Walk

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Rowing on the lake with bridge in the background and viewing area

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Black and white picture of the lake

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Daffs out with the works in the background

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One of the old bridges leading to the cafe

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Two men outside the main entrance anyone know who they were?

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Clock tower once again

2 comments:

rockyknits said...

The picture of the two men by the gates are not the park gates, but Crewe cemetery gates in Broad Street...and I think the man on the left may be my great grandfather Edmund Parry Morgan who was cemetery superintendent in the 1900s

Alison

rockyknits said...

...My mother has confirmed that it is my great grandfather at the cemetery gates,and that the other man is Roger Dutton who eventually became Mayor.

Alison