Month: February 2022

Our Hasland book is on the way

Our Victoria County History spin-off book on Hasland, after some delay, is in the final stages of preparation. You can find out more about the book in this blog. Our VCH County Editor – Philip Riden – has brought together hours of work by our Chesterfield research group, for the first authoritative history of this …

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Medieval Chesterfield’s chapels

We’re taking a look at medieval Chesterfield’s chapels in this blog. All have now disappeared, with only one marked by a small plaque in a wall on Sheffield Road.  These chapels were positioned on major routes so that travellers might say a prayer for safe delivery on the journey they were about to start. They …

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