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 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 ...Read full memory

Devonshire Street

I was born at no 10 Devonshire Street and remember the row of terraced houses and tiny cramped back streets, and loads of alleys and gennels where we played hide and seek. I ...Read full memory