Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chesterfield, a town of England, in Derbyshire, is situated on a small stream, the Rother, and is connected with the Trent by canal. It is irregularly built, and All Saints' church has a spire 228 ft. high and 6 ft. off the perpendicular. Among its manufactures are ginghams, lace, earthenware, and machinery. There are also collieries, iron mines, and blast furnaces in the neighbourhood. Chesterfield gives its name to a parliamentary division of the county.