- a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop: 37 270 (2001)
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In Ilkeston the colliers were waiting in gangs for the public-houses to open.
Its field was crowded with folk from Nottingham and Ilkeston.
Did he, or did he not believe that he belonged to this world of Cossethay and Ilkeston?
Then he went deliberately to Ilkeston, in silence, intent and beaten.
Once he drove the mother and child from Ilkeston, picking them up on the road.