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Chesterfield Industry in 1913

Just prior to the First World War, the ‘Chesterfield Yearbook and Directory’ for 1913 published a brief review of industry in the Chesterfield area. Though by no means a complete list, it does summarise just what manufacturing could be found in the area during this period. IMPORTANT WORKS. Messrs. Robinson and Sons, Wheatbridge Mills. Manufacturers […]

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Hipper industry focus for May meeting

We have confirmed the venue for our next (20 May) meeting as being in the actual church building at St. Thomas, Chatsworth Road. We’re looking forward to Cliff Lea talking about ‘Industries of Brampton along the River Hipper’  at this meeting. Cliff has studied the industrial archaeology and history of the area for many years. […]