Memories of Chesterfield

I lived on Devonshire Street just off Holywell Cross from 1950 to 1963 and I can still remember the area quite vividly. Devonshire Street was a short cut for workers walking to the Trebor factory. Our landlord, Mr Pashley, had a shop at the top of the street opposite the YMCA. At the bottom of Newbold Rd going towards (...Read full memory)

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)

As a very young child I lived in Chesterfield for about a year in the early 1960s. I must have been just 5 years old but remember quite a lot. I lived on Knifesmith Gate above The Queen's Head Pub/Restaurant. I just wonder if it still exists. It used to be a pretty big place, and I liked the huge flat where we lived. I (...Read full memory)

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 (...Read full memory)

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