Month: May 2022

Hasland book launch date 15 June 2022

Our new Hasland VCH spin-off book is to be published at a launch event on the evening of 15 June at the Devonshire Arms, Hasland. The book will be the first authoritative account of this large parish. Until 19th-century boundary changes, the township (later civil parish) of Hasland (near Chesterfield) included not just what people …

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Lost Chesterfield Industries – the Tube Works: part 2

The final part of our concise overview of the Chesterfield tube works is presented in this blog. It’s an edited version from our forthcoming VCH spin-off book on Hasland, with some new information added about the concern’s more recent years. The1950s saw a programme of programme of modernisation and expansion. In 1950 a new factory …

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