Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory


I lived at no. 37 Saltergate, next door to us was Hawksworths plumbers, and the council yard was nearby, I used to watch the steam roller coming out of the yard. There was a cobblers, paper shop, food shop and Harry Fish was ...Read full memory

A memory of Chesterfield by Rita Umney