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Chesterfield,

city (1991 pop. 73,352) and district, Derbyshire, central England. An important industrial center, Chesterfield produces mining equipment, railroad cars, metal products, glass, and pottery. Of interest are the Stephenson Memorial Hall (named in honor of the inventor George StephensonStephenson, George,
1781–1848, British engineer, noted as a locomotive builder. He learned to read and write in night school at the age of 18, while working in a colliery.
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, who lived and is buried there), the 16th-century grammar school, and the 14th-century church with a twisted spire.

Chesterfield

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Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. 1694--1773, English statesman and writer, noted for his elegance, suavity, and wit; author of Letters to His Son (1774)

Chesterfield

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an industrial town in N central England, in Derbyshire: famous 14th-century church with twisted spire. Pop.: 70 260 (2001)
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But why have I always remembered this particular scene so keenly when we never even reached Chesterfield itself?
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The new integrated all-weather, year-round leisure, health, sport and education destination will be built near Chesterfield. Plans for the project -- which is in the Chesterfield borough on the reclaimed opencast mining site, close to the Birchall Estate at Unstone -- have been years in the making.
THE last four winners of the Football League Trophy have been League One sides but Chesterfield can strike a blow for League Two by beating Peterborough at Wembley today.
CHESTERFIELD were the beneficiaries of a dreadful error from Torquay goalkeeper Michael Poke which left boss Chris Hargreaves covering his eyes.
CHESTERFIELD, formed in 1867, are the fourth oldest club in the Football League - behind Notts County, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday - according to the first documentary evidence, which was an advert placed by Chesterfield Cricket Club in a local newspaper, looking for players.
Referee Oliver Langford's final whistle was greeted by the kind of noise you hear when 5,000 people exclaim: "That will do for starters." There was more substance to the feelgood factor than the mere celebration of banking three League One points at the expense of Chesterfield. The paying customers liked the look of what they saw, even if it was obvious that a couple of new faces in the side are not yet up to full speed in terms of match fitness.

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