Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Chesterfield and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Barry Hammond

Though I have never been to the fair city of Chesterfield, I had a good army mate whom I served with in Corsham in Wiltshire. I have been trying to find him for years, who knows, someone on this site MIGHT just know of him, a stab in the dark, maybe !!

Hunloke Arms Chesterfield

My grandparents were publicans and ran the Hunloke Arms pub on Derby Road for many years during the 60s and 70s. I was born at Ashgate nursing home and lived in the Chesterfield area until the late 70s when I spread my wings,went to art school and travelled to many parts of the world. I remember many shopping ...Read full memory

Shopping With Mum

I know the picture very well, as I have a copy of this on my wall. My mother purchased this copy about 20 years ago and I brought it back to Australia with me on my father's  death. He had been Group Chief Confectioner/Director at Trebor sweet company. The reason this photo is of so much interest to the family is ...Read full memory