A Virtual Stroll Around the Walls of Chester

The Vanished Pubs of Chester Gallery

painter's arms

The Painter's Arms stood at no.1 St. Martin's-in-the-Fields. Its licencee in 1818-20 was William Dobson (Pigot's Directory), in 1828 (when the street is referred to as St. Martin's Place) it was still a William Dobson (his son?), 1n 1840 Mary Anne Reade, in 1857 Mrs M Davies, in 1880 Henry Walker, in 1902 Ignatius Ugalde (an unusual name! Where was he from?) in 1910-1914 John Maiden, in 1934-42, Mrs E A S Bartlett. Bill & Kitty McAdoo had the place in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

Along with much else, it was demolished in the 1960s to make way for the Inner Ring Road. More information on / photographs of this pub would be gratefully received!

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