Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

The Spire Fish And Chips.

My memory is not that long ago. I moved to Chesterfield with my wife and small children in 1991. We first lived in Brampton then moved to Wingerworth. We had a fish and chip shop in Cavendish Street just around the corner from Knifesmithgate opposite the Blue Bell Hotel. I am from Sydney in Australia so to live ...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