Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Service Motorcycles Knifesmith Gate

I own a 1955 Matchless motorcycle which was purchased when new from a dealer called Service Motorcycles. I was hoping someone would have photos or maybe old brochures from this outlet, any memories would be nice, the bike registration number is XRB 726.

The King And Miller Pub

I wonder if anyone out there remembers the King and Miller Pub in the 60's on Knifesmithgate? It had two bars the upper bar on knifesmithgate and the lower opened onto the high street. I think it was where the Halifax is now, the bars were connected by a narrow passage I think. It was a fantastic building and I ...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