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On July 20, 2019, members of the Historical Society visited the Spital Cemetery in Chesterfield for a guided tour of the first public cemetery in the town. It was opened in August 1857 in response to a need for burial … Continue reading
On the 15 November 2018, Castleton Historical Society held its final meeting of the year, in the Village Hall. What a fantastic evening it turned out to be. Frank Parker, a CHS member, introduced his film about the Castleton Garland … Continue reading
Monday 9th July dawned warm, dry and sunny and that’s how it continued for almost all of the four week dig. There were trenches on both the medieval hospital on Spital Field and at the New Hall site behind the … Continue reading
Members’ Night on July 19th found us on a sunny evening gathered at Bishops’ House, the earliest & best preserved example of a Tudor framed house in Sheffield. The first part of the building was built in 1554 with an … Continue reading