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The Vanished Pubs of Chester Gallery
Ye Olde Beare's Paw for centuries stood on the corner of Foregate and Frodsham Streets before its demolition in 1956.
As our illustrations show, the pub's appearance changed greatly over time.
The landlord in 1818-20 was John Lawson, in 1828 George Halley, 1840-50 Robert Bentley, in 1858 A Street, in 1880 John Taylor, in 1898 Fred Jones, in 1902-10 Edward Stanley Dawson, in 1914 John Frederick Davies, in 1934-5 T Ratcliffe, in 1936 Joseph Bond, in whose time the place was listed as Ye Olde Beare's Paw Inn.
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