WELCOME to the Chesterfield (ENG-DERBYSHIRE-CHESTERFIELD-L) Discussion List. This is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in the Genealogy,  History, Culture or anything related to Chesterfield and surrounding areas, in County Derbyshire, England.   This list will be a place where we discuss those Chesterfield, English traditions that include holidays, recipes, music, weddings, births, funerals/wakes, etc.  Hopefully, in our discourse we will get a more complete picture of our ancestors, other than just dates and names




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CHESTERFIELD Mailing List Surname Registry
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This list is for the discussion of the Genealogy, Culture and History of the  people who lived and/or passed through the area of Chesterfield, County Derbyshire.  Discussion of migration patterns, immigration, heraldry, historical sketches, settlements, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, recipes, music, dance, books, etc. is encouraged. 

DEBATES NOT ALLOWED ON THE CHESTERFIELD MAILING LIST: Religion or current events unless in the context of genealogy. While history and culture of both subjects are valid genealogical subjects debates over which is best/worst are not allowed.
Do not post test messages, chain letters, political announcements or views, current events unless about Chesterfield or County Derbyshire, items for sale, personal messages, etc.  If you receive a virus message from the computer of someone on the list, do NOT post their name and address to the list.  Inform listowner and I'll unsub them and help them get the help they need to clean their computer.  All virus warnings need to be sent to the listowner for approval before posting.  Violations of these rules can cause you to be but on the "reject list" where you can receive posts from the list but will not be able to post directly to the list.



Chesterfield Genealogy website started by Jayne Canada


Derbyshire 1891 Census Transcription Project


Chesterfield & Surrounding Areas Community Website


Chesterfield History & Links

Genuki's Chesterfield Website


Derbyshire, England GenWeb Project

Chesterfield & District Family History Society



First Electric Lamps in England in Chesterfield




Chesterfield Surname Registry
updated April 6, 2019





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