The Chambers family of Eastwood

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Meet the Chambers family. James Chambers married Sarah Hannah Brentnall of Cocker House on December 25, 1869.

The couple wed at Eastwood Congregational Church, and were the first couple to marry there.

They had three children - Gertrude, Mabel and Frank.

The family lived at Millstead House, built on the former site of the highest windmill in the county, and later at Brookhill Overthorpe.

Mrs Chambers died in 1944, aged 105, and is buried with her husband at Eastwood Cemetery. Their children are buried at Wirksworth where the family had a farm and cottage.