George Stephenson was a  mechanical engineer who built the first public railway in the world to use steam locomotives, ended his days at Tapton House which is now a Chesterfield College campus
George Stephenson was a mechanical engineer who built the first public railway in the world to use steam locomotives, ended his days at Tapton House which is now a Chesterfield College campus

Did you know these 12 famous people lived in Chesterfield?

From the very well know to the unsung hereos, Chesterfield has a lot to be proud of.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 9:31 am

Of course we couldn’t do a list with everyone who is famous who has lived in the shadow of the Crooked Spire, but here are some people you know – and some you may be surprised to know - lived or worked in our great town.

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