Old Maps of Eckington

Historic Maps of Eckington and the local area.

I was born in Chesterfield but my parents, Reg and Joan Leadbeater, owned and ran the shop in the archive picture with "Players" above the shop front during the 1950's. It was predominantly a tobacconist/sweet and toy shop. I was brought up there and went to Camm's Junior School. My contemporaries were Andrew Hardwick, (...Read full memory)

I worked at the co-op drapery, next door to Davys and Frisbys shoe shop at the other side in 1955 untill I married and left in 1960. The manager was Mr Shaw from Chesterfield. The other girls who worked with me were Gyneth Haywood who lived in Eckington, Barbara Jessop who also lives in Eckington, Diane Fiddler who (...Read full memory)