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Marconigrams, February 18th, 1922

February 1922
Mexborough and Swinton Times February 18, 1922 Marconigrams A Ruri- decanal conference will be held at Wath on March 4 Over a hundred head of cattle and...

The National Coal Strike – Situation at the Local Collieries

March 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 02 March 1912 Situation at the Local Collieries Wombwell The strike commenced in the Wombwell district on Wednesday with the closing...

National Coal Strike – Premier’s Important Statement – Government Favour Minimum Wage.

March 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 02 March 1912 National Coal Strike. Yesterday's Conferences Fail. Premier's Important Statement. The Government Favour Minimum Wage. The Local...

The National Coal Strike – How the Local Firms Stand

March 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 02 March 1912 The Effect in the Don Valley How the Local Firms Stand Varied Endurance Electricity All Right. The seriousness of...

Historical Diary – 12 December Anniversaries

January 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times, January 1st 1892 Historical Anniversaries December 1              First election Rotherham and Hallamshire divisions '85 2              Testimonial to W. Ping. Rawmarsh, '86 3              Mrs. Barker,...

The Colliery Disaster at Houghton Main

January 1887
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Monday 03 January 1887 The Colliery Disaster at Little Houghton. New Year's Day at Darfield. The pleasantly situated village of Darfleld, which...

Historical Diary – 11 November Anniversaries

January 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 1, 1892 Anniversaries November 1              Shocking accident to engine driver, Manvers Main ‘80                 (Article Wath...

Editorial – Safe Home

24 January 1942
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 24 January 1942 Safe Home Mr. Winston Churchill is safely back from his historic mission to the United States. It was...

1931 Casualty List

January 1932
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 01 January 1932 1931 Casualty List January 2 – Dominic Gilmore (14), 20, Braithwell Street, Denaby, crushed and killed by tubs...

Historical Diary – 10 October Anniversaries

January 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 1, 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....

Editorial – Singapore

7 February 1942
South Yorkhire Times - Saturday 7 February 1942 Singapore We have not yet got accustomed to the terrific pace of this war. In Russia, where...

Historical Diary – 09 September Anniversaries

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

The Late Murder at Swinton.

September 1847
Morning Advertiser (London) - Saturday 18 September 1847 The Late Murder at Swinton. At the Coroner’s inquest held upon the body of Caleb Parker, at...

Murder at Swinton

September 1847
Sheffield Independent - Saturday 11 September 1847 Murder at Swinton. We regret to have to record the murder of a poor man, named Caleb Barker,...

Editorial – Tides of Battle

17 January 1942
South Yorkshire Times, January 17th 1942 Tides of Battle Though resistance visibly grows, the Japanese drive in the Pacific has not yet lost its momentum,...

Hull Coal Traffic – A Slightly Increased Tonnage.

February 1912
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Thursday 08 February 1912 Hull Coal Traffic A Slightly Increased Tonnage. The official return of the coal traffic through Hull in...

Historical Diary – 08 August Anniversaries

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

Historical Diary – 07 July Anniversaries

January 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 1, 1892 Anniversaries July 1 Opening of Swinton and Knottingley Railway, ‘79 2 Presentation to Rev H Smith, Wath, '89 3 E W Rawlin,...

Editorial – Jam To-morrow

10 January 1942
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 10 January 1942. Jam To-morrow President Roosevelt's impressive inventory of war material to be produced in the United States this year...

Houghton Main Fatality – Wombwell Man in Haulage Accident

January 1942
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 10 January 1942. Houghton Main Fatality Wombwell Man in Haulage Accident Herbert Clarkson (56), haulage worker, 10, Jardine Street, Wombwell, was killed...

Swinton Flower and Vegetable Show

September 1951
South Yorkshire Times, September 8th, 1951 Swinton Flower and Vegetable Show Judging some of the exhibits at Swinton Flower and Vegetable Show In Swinton Church Hall...

Historical Diary – 05 May Anniversaries

January 1982
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 1, 1892 Anniversaries May 2 Consecration S, Joseph's Church, Wath, '79 3 Effigy of a potter burnt at Swinton, '81 4 Attempted suicide by...

Two Get 101 Tons

November 1951
South Yorkshire Times, November 24th, 1951 Two Get 101 Tons   Commended to Mr. J. A. Hall, Yorkshire Miners President, when he opened the pit head baths...

Splendid Send-Off for Music Festival – Adjudicator High Commendation

November 1951
South Yorkshire Times, November 24th 1951 A Splendid Send-Off for Dearne Music Festival Adjudicator High Commendation Mr. Alec Redshaw, one of Saturday’s two adjudicators at Dearne District...

Historical Diary – 04 April Anniversaries

January 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 1, 1892 Anniversaries April. 1 Suicide of H. Crossley at Jump, '89 (Article Wombwell site) 2 Wombwell Local Board Election. '87 (Article Wombwell site) 3 Sad...