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7 historic photos of Chesterfield you've probably never seen before

Take a trip back through Chesterfield's history with this small collection of old photos.

Dating from 1882 to 1950 , they include photos from by elections, police incidents and protests.

August 20 1913: Miners' children, wearing Unionist colours and waving the Union Jack, during the Chesterfield By Election. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
August 20 1913: Miners' children, wearing Unionist colours and waving the Union Jack, during the Chesterfield By Election. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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1882: An electric street lamp in Chesterfield, the first town in England to be wholly illuminated by electricity. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
1882: An electric street lamp in Chesterfield, the first town in England to be wholly illuminated by electricity. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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February 5, 1936-Police reconstruct an accident on film for the first time. Two cars collided in Chesterfield, swerved and hit three girls, killing an 11-year-old and seriously injuring 2 others. Photo -Hulton Archive/Getty Images
February 5, 1936-Police reconstruct an accident on film for the first time. Two cars collided in Chesterfield, swerved and hit three girls, killing an 11-year-old and seriously injuring 2 others. Photo -Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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circa 1950: The buildings at The Avenue colliery in Chesterfield (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
circa 1950: The buildings at The Avenue colliery in Chesterfield (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
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