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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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Steven rented a small part of a bigger building in Honley and consulted a web company to develop a Distinctive Chesterfields website.
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One exception to the trend was Chesterfield sofas, which Steven identified as a product he could develop into his own business.
After carrying out in-depth research into the commercial and domestic markets - and clocking up many miles visiting manufacturers of Chesterfield sofas, he decided to take the plunge.
Cash: Clarendon three seat chesterfield, pounds 775 from The Chesterfield Company, 0161 737 1600, thechester-fieldcompany.co.uk
Once again the classic chesterfield' with buttoned appearance and a sturdy hardwood frame.
Credit: Canterbury three seater, pounds 1,695 from Club Chesterfield, 0845 2600525, clubchesterfield.com