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Gale Mishap at Houghton Main Colliery – Ex-Soldier’s Fate.

January 1928
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 27, 1928 Decapitated. Gale Mishap at Houghton Main Colliery. Ex-Soldier's Fate. That his death was due indirectly to the gale was the supposition,...

Houghton Pit Deaths – Second Fatality Announced at Inquest on Miner.

January 1928
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 07 January 1928 Houghton Pit Deaths. Second Fatality Announced at Inquest on Miner. While inquest was in progress...

Commendation after Pit Ordeal

January 1928
Mexborough & Swinton Times, January 27, 1918 Commendation after Pit Ordeal In, recognition of conspicuous gallantry in rescuing a fellow-workman who had. been buried by a...

Houghton Miner’s Death. No Connection with Pit Injury.

February 1928
Mexborough & Swinton Times, February 17, 1928 Houghton Miner's Death. No Connection with Pit Injury. An inquest was held at Great Houghton on Wednesday by Mr. C....

Nasty Smash – Miners Bus Overturned at Darfield Cross Roads.

February 1928
Mexborough & Swinton Times, February 17, 1928 Nasty Smash. Miners Bus Overturned at Darfield Cross Roads. A Motor-'bus in which about 20 miners were riding' from Houghton...

The Swelling Dearne.

February 1928
February 10, 1928 The Swelling Dearne. A picturesque flood scene at Darfield, where the Dearne is threatening the bridle path used by the miners living at...

Colliery cables – Houghton Main Company’s Difficulty – “Innocent Trespass.”

March 1928
Mexborough and Swinton Times March 23, 1928 Colliery cables Houghton Main Company's Difficulty "Innocent Trespass." An application for ancillary facilitate the working of mineral by the...

A “Rodeo ” Spill.

April 1928
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 16, 1928 A “Rodeo " Spill. Phil Moore, one of the Competitors in the hill-climbing tests of the Dearne Valley Motor...

Lamp Hill

April 1928
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 16, 1928 Lamp Hill, Great Houghton, where the annual climbing test of the Dearne Valley Motor Club was held last...

Six Hundred Receive a Week’s Notice.

May 1928
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 22 May 1928 Houghton Main Miners. Six Hundred Receive a Week’s Notice. Six hundred employees of the Houghton...