The intriguing list of chesterfield facts that might surprise you continues from N-Z alphabetically listed below.
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1. Olave Baden Powell.
Olave St Clair Baden-Powell, Lady Baden-Powell was born on 22 February 1889 in Chesterfield and was the first Chief Guide for Britain and the wife of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting and Girl Guides.
Photo: Chris Lawton.
There are just over 104,000 people living in Chesterfield. And, over 23 million people live within a two hour drive.
Photo: Rachel Atkins.
3. Queens Park.
Chesterfield’s main park is best known as the home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club and the ground has enough seating for 7,000 fans.
4. Robert Lindsay connection.
Robert Lindsay was born a stones throw away from Ilkeston.
Photo: Tim P. Whitby