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Golden Wedding – Couple Who Nearly Forgot

August 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times, August 11, 1939 Golden Wedding Darfield Couple Who Nearly Forgot Although Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Symcox of Pitt Street, Low Valley, had talked...

Obituary – Jonas Myers

August 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times August 4, 1939 Obituary – Jonas Myers As briefly reported in our last issue, the death occurred with tragic suddenness while away...

Obituary – Mr Paul Fellows

August 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times, August 11, 1939 Obituary – Mr Paul Fellows A man of notable repute during  his younger days in both the football and...

Wedding – Dove & Taylor

August 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times, August 11, 1939 On Monday at Darfield Parish Church, the Rector officiating, the marriage took place of Miss Muriel Dove, 106,...

Wedding – Goodyear & Nichols

August 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times, August 11, 1939 The marriage took place at Darfield Parish Church of All Saints' on Wednesday, of Miss Joan Isabel Goodyear,...

Methodist Church Garden Party

August 1939
Mexboro ugh and Swinton Times August 4, 1939 Some of the guests at last Thursday's  Methodist Church garden party at Darfield

Darfield Dog Show Cancelled

August 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times, August 11, 1939 Owing to bad weather a gala and dog show at Darfield was cancelled on Saturday. "Just my luck,"...

Editorial – On the Brink

August 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 25 August 1939 On the Brink The speeches of the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary, made yesterday, left no...

Floods at Low Valley

August 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times August 4, 1939 It simply won't go, no matter how he pushes it. Mr. E. Wistow newsagent, Low Valley, emulates "Canute." His...

Headmaster’s Preferment – Appointed to New School

August 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times August 4, 1939 Mexborough Headmaster’s Preferment Appointed to New School at Darfield A popular Mexborough Headmaster, Mr. A. R. Martin, who has been...