Here's our look back at Chesterfield's historic Procession of Witness over the years

As Christians prepare to take to the streets of Chesterfield as part of a tradition dating back more than 150 years, we re-visit the 'Whit Walks' down the decades

Wednesday, 22nd May 2019, 5:03 pm
Chesterfield Whit Walk

This year's Procession of Witness will take place in Chesterfield on Monday, May 27th. It is part of a tradition in the town that dates back 169 years and is expected to attract hundreds of participants again this year. Can you spot yourself in our gallery?

Chesterfield Whit Walk
Chesterfield Whit Walk.

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Chesterfield Town Mayor, Maureen Davenport and the Mayoress Liz Archer, join church officials at the head of the Whit Walk.
Chesterfield Whit walk circa 1947\48.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2018
Chesterfield Whit Walk.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2018.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2018.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2014 Coun. Alexis Diouf, the Mayor of Chesterfield, and his wife Vickey-Anne join ministers at the head of the procession.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2014.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2014.
Chesterfield Whit Walk 2014.
Chesterfield Whit Walks 2015.
Chesterfield Whit Walks, Central Methodists 2015.
Chesterfield Whit Walks.
Chesterfield Whit Walks 2015.
Chesterfield Whit Walks 2015.
Chesterfield Whit Walks.
Chesterfield Whit walk, Central Methodist church's float Jesus calls his disciples 2013.
2013 Chesterfield Whit walk, Brampton Gospel Mission , Jesus in the Temple, Andrew Haslam. Katie Haslam. Beth Truscott.
Chesterfield Whit walk, Central Pentacostal 2013.
2013 Chesterfield Whit walk, Julie Ibberson, Jane Bulkova and Pamela Gratton of Hope LIfe Ministries
Whit parade, 1960. Picture supplied by Alan Taylor
Whit parade, 1960. Picture supplied by Alan Taylor