Looking back at over 100 years of life in Chesterfield - as seen through the eyes of children
Looking back at over 100 years of life in Chesterfield - as seen through the eyes of children

Looking back at life in Chesterfield from 1900s to 1970s - as seen through the eyes of children

Horses and carts, smock dresses and flat caps – these were familiar sights for children in Chesterfield at the beginning of the 20th century.

Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 6:32 pm

But some things never change with the passing of the decades….school photos, sports days and story-telling sessions are still going strong.

We’ve dug into the archives to chart life over 100 years ago in Chesterfield up to the 1970s, as seen through the eyes of its youngest residents.

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