Ironmonger Phil Johnson, a Chesterfield legend, passes away

An archive picture, taken by the Derbyshire Times, showing Phil outside his store.
An archive picture, taken by the Derbyshire Times, showing Phil outside his store.

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a Chesterfield legend who has sadly died.

Phil Johnson - the fourth generation of ironmongers at S Johnson & Son Ltd on Chatsworth Road - passed away suddenly at his Matlock Road home last month. He was 88.