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You may have seen our blog about the jointly produced (and free) publication focussing on George Stephenson in Chesterfield (if not see below). But, in this blog, we focus on the present and future of his former residence at Tapton House. So, what is currently happening? In 2018 Chesterfield College, who had at one timeContinue reading “What is the future for Tapton House?”
As this blog explains, some members of our local history group are assisting in a new account of Brimington’s and Tapton’s history. Our group (and individually some of our members) are subscribers to the Derbyshire Victoria County History Trust (VCH), which is the county supporting charity for this England-wide project, seeking to research and writeContinue reading “We’re working on a new history of Brimington and Tapton”
In this blog we look at the sad story behind Godfrey’s shop – 1 Queen Street, Brimington – which once gave a now forgotten name to the area – Godfrey’s corner. For a short period of time George Henry Godfrey was operating a fishmonger’s and greengrocer’s shop at 1 Queen Street. We find him inContinue reading “The sad story behind Godfrey’s corner, New Brimington”
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