The information portal for the alumni of Chesterfield School.

ORIGINS, PROSPECTUS, SCHOOL LETTERS,TRIBUTES & OTHER ARCHIVE MATERIAL

School foundation from Magna Britannia 1817

A brief history courtesy of Roy Smith & Reflections Magazine

1908 to 1928, a period of rapid development

CGS circa 1919. Print by Keith Pollard

School Prospectus from around 1941

Six years a train boy

Various School Letters

Storrs Road Playing Fields Official Opening Programme 1953

Personal reminiscences of School life from 1947 to 1955 - David Barrett

Portrait of an English Grammar School

Official Opening of the New Building for Chesterfield School Programme 1967

A Tribute to Excellence (extract). Courtesy of The Derbyshire Times

Chesterfield Grammar School - The Exhibition - 2014

Schedule of items held by Chesterfield Museum

Reference to archive material

SCHOOL ITEMS HELD AT DERBYSHIRE COUNTY ARCHIVE

OC's interested in researching the history of the old School may be interested to know that the Derbyshire County Record Office holds various collections of material relating to the School including: Governors' Minutes 1920-1929, 1947-1964; fees receipts books 1944- 1945; volume of War Pay calculations for masters serving with HM Forces, 1941-1942; title deeds; plans; School Roll 1932-1935; and School magazines.

The archive is held at Derbyshire Record Office, County Hall, Matlock, DE4 3AG. If you'd like some advice before your visit, call 01629 539209 or email record.office@derbyshire.gov.uk. You may also find their web page helpful at https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/record_office/default.asp