Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Eckington, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Eckington

Historic Maps of Eckington and the local area.

THE FAMILY HOME. I was born in the front room of the last bay windowed house on Station Road in 1964, number 87. I have fond memories of growing up & playing on the street, thankfully the house is still in the family. Although the village has changed over the years Station Road hasn’t!

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)