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Pictures and Stories from 1907

February
No Beer off for Great Houghton
The Houghton Main Fatality

April
An Excuse to Go to a Football Match
Cheating Another Workman
Exciting Incident – Drunken Miner with Loaded Gun
New Wesleyan Chapel and Schools – Stone Laying Ceremony

May
Restraining A Wife
– Husband’s Violent Method.
Sequel To A Houghton Threat
Houghton 60 for 7 Grimethorpe 49

June
Painful Case From Great Houghton
Disgraceful Row at Great Houghton

August
Children’s Treat at Great Houghton

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Pictures and Stories from 1908
Contents:
“Who hasn’t?
Auction of Old Wesleyan Chapel
Cricket Scores
Fatality at Houghton Main
Great Houghton Feast
Great Houghton Miner’s Fatal Injury
Grievance at Houghton Main Colliery
Houghton Main Coal – Advert
Knur and Spell Match at Barnsley
Local Band’s Success at Cleethorpes
Old Hall Inn – Advert
Poker Work
Policemen Assaulted at Great Houghton
Sunday Afternoon’s Unlawful Pastime
Wesley Methodism at Great Houghton
Workmen’s Compensation Case

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Pictures and Stories from 1909

January
Accident at Houghton Main Colliery
Compensation claims: Judge’s Warning
Fatal Fall in the Fog – Houghton Miner’s sad fate
Poor Horse Unfit for Work

February
Little Houghton Parish Council – Ings Lane
Mount Pleasant Farm – Sale of Live and Deadstock and Implements

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1916

36 Pictures and Stories from 1916

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Pictures and Stories from 1918

1918

36 Articles from 1918

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Pictures and Stories from 1929

1929

January Added
Great Houghton Lodger’s “Temper.”
Art and Tragedy – The End of a Genius
– Love and Death…

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Pictures and Stories from 1939

1939

January Added
Fate of Historic Old Hall at Houghton, Former Foreman’s Daughter in Jessie Matthews Show, Houghton Man Gaoled – Stole Eleven Electric Washing Machines

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Pictures and Stories from 1947

Stories from 1947

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Pictures and Stories from 1958

Stories from 1958

June Added
Middlecliffe Baby Killed – Road Accident Victim Buried At Thurnscoe

May Added:
Inquest on Little Houghton Man
High Street W.M.C. Domino Team

April Added
Wedding – Jacob & Bell

February Added
Wedding – Pearson & Roebuck

January Added
Wedding

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Pictures and Stories from 1967

Stories from 1967

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Pictures and Stories from 1917

1917

31 Articles from 1917

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Pictures and Stories from 1918

1918

36 Articles from 1918

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Pictures and Stories from 1927

1927

19 Articles from 1927

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Pictures and Stories from 1928

1928

19 Articles from 1928

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Pictures and Stories from 1937

1937

26 Articles from 1937

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Pictures and Stories from 1938

1938

29 Articles from 1938

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Pictures and Stories from 1947

Stories from 1947

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Pictures and Stories from 1957

Stories from 1957

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Pictures and Stories from 1967

Stories from 1967

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