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Marconigrams – November 28th, 1902

November 1902
Mexborough and Swinton Times November 28, 1902 Marconigrams This is the 22nd week of the Denaby and Cadeby Strike. The idea of providing public playgrounds for the...

Darfield Church F.C. – Laurence Parradine

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 9th, 1934 Laurence Parradine (Darfield Church) is one of the most promising young goalkeepers in Wombwell junior football.  He has had...

Marconigrams – February 9th, 1934

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 9th, 1934 Marconigrams The pound and the dollar are still unable to look each other in the face. Police officer at Barnsley on...

Airman – Stables, William Irving – Commissioned

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 15, 1944 Commissioned Wireless Operator Air-Gunner William Irving Stables, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Stables, of Barnsley Road, Darfield, who was...

Wedding – Finean & Fisher

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Mr. E. Fisher (Middlecliffe) and Miss C. Finean (Darfield). Miss Coral Finean, twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Finean,...

Some Memorable Dates in 1943

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Looking Back Some Memorable Dates in 1943 January 9 – Announced that Mr. Frank Doxey, manager of Grimethorpe Colliery had been appointed...

Marconigrams – February 02nd, 1934

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 2nd, 1934 Marconigrams Snowdrops and primroses are blooming in Darfield churchyard. The Poppy Day collections last year amounted to £452,500.  The figure for...

New County Districts West Riding Proposals Completed

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 2nd, 1934 New County Districts West Riding Proposals Completed Important Revisions Reorganisation Of Doncaster, Hemsworth, Barnsley and Penistone Rural Districts Fewer and Bigger Urban Authorities Local...

Beauty In Industry – Flood-Lighting of Houghton Main – A Striking Spectacle

January 1934
South Yorkshire Times, January 19th, 1934 Beauty In Industry Flood-Lighting of Houghton Main A Striking Spectacle A frieze of dazzling brightness is being flung across the night sky...

“For Long Life and Good Health, Comes To Darfield”

January 1934
South Yorkshire Times, January 12th, 1934 Mr. Martin Shenton “For long life and good health, comes to Darfield,” might be the slogan of the municipal authority. ...

Houghton Main – Satisfactory Settlement after Dispute.

September 1922
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Monday 04 September 1922 Houghton Main. Satisfactory Settlement after Ten Weeks' Dispute. The news that a settlement has been arrived at...

Historical Diary – 11 – November Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 30, 1892 Anniversaries November 1 Shocking accident to engine driver, Manvers Main ‘80 (Article Wath & Swinton site.) 2 Presentation to G. Thompson, Swinton.’89 3...

Historical Diary – 10 – October Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 30, 1892 Anniversaries October. 1 Opening Swinton Co-op Stores, ‘82 2 Presentation to Dr. Blythman, Swinton. ’88 3 Presentation to Rev. T.J. T. J....

A Body Disinterred at Wombwell

November 1892
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 11 November 1892 A Body Disinterred at Wombwell Last week, the Home Secretary gave the order for exhumation of the...

Historical Diary – 09 – September Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 30th, 1892 Anniversaries September. 1 Grand Bazaar at Mexboro’ ‘86 2 Mrs. Otter, Swinton, died, ’81 3 Opening Swinton Board Schools, ’78 4 Presentation to...

Historical Diary – 08 – August Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 30th, 1892 Anniversaries August. 1 J. Rogers, Montagu Arms Mexborough died, ‘85 2 Dr. Sykes, appointed medical officer, Mexborough ‘77 3 J. Hudson killed...

Stern Year – Many Trials but Much Progress – Diary – July to December...

December 1932
South Yorkshire Times December 30, 1932 A Stern Year Many Trials but Much Progress Losses and Gains July 4 – Wesleyan Reform Union annual conference held for first time...

Stern Year – Many Trials but Much Progress – Diary – January to June...

December 1932
South Yorkshire Times December 30, 1932 A Stern Year Many Trials but Much Progress Losses and Gains January 12 – Notices received by 250 Mitchell Main employees 22 –...

Local Happenings – Diary – July to December 1922

December 1922
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 30 December 1922 Local Happenings July 12 – Destructive fire at Goldthorpe, involving a garage and two charabancs. 12 – Mr F.E....

Local Happenings – Diary – January to June 1922

December 1922
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 30 December 1922 Local Happenings January 1 – Denaby Parish Church War Memorial unveiled by Sir Alington Bewick Copley 4– Mexborough Comrades Club...

The Casualty List – Toll of Pit, Road and River – July to December

December 1932
South Yorkshire Times - December 30, 1932 The Casualty List Toll of Pit, Road and River July. 9—Thomas Axe (46), road sweeper, Mexboro’, died in hospital following scratch...

The Casualty List – Toll of Pit, Road and River – January to June

December 1932
South Yorkshire Times - December 30, 1932 The Casualty List Toll of Pit, Road and River January. 11—Stuart Woodward (25) rope runner Conisboro', found gassed at his home:...

Teacher’s Movements

September 1932
Sheffield Telegraph, September 2, 1932 Teacher’s Movements Miss Mary Thicket of Old Goole, and formerly of the Council School, Great Houghton, has been appointed head teacher...

N.U.R. Cheques for Signalmen

December 1932
South Yorkshire Times, Friday, December 23rd, 1932 Darfield Rail Veterans N.U.R. Cheques for Signalmen Mr. T. Harrop (branch chairman), presided at an N.U.R. meeting at Wombwell when...

Marconigrams – December 23rd, 1932

December 1932
South Yorkshire Times, December 23rd, 1932 Marconigrams. A Happy Christmas to all our readers. When playing bridge, a good deal depends a good deal.—"Punch." "I dislike the...