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Wedding – Hampshire & Short

January 1943
South Yorkshire Times January 2, 1943 Mr. H. Short (Jump) and Miss E. M. Hampshire (Swinton). The marriage was solemnised at Swinton Parish Church of Mr....

Billy Bird – Station Lane

9 March 1934
South Yorkshire Times, March 9th, 1934 Billy Bird – Station Lane Billy Bird (Station Lane) is responsible for much of his club’s success this season. A centre-half,...

Boxing – A Wombwell “Stable”

9 March 1934
South Yorkshire Times, March 9th, 1934 Boxing A Wombwell “Stable” Albert Brown is trying to popularise boxing in the Wombwell and Cortonwood districts.  He has a school...

Wedding – Payling & Swift

South Yorkshire Times, March 9th, 1934 Wedding – Payling & Swift Miss Evelyn Payling, fourth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Payling, 149, Summer Lane, Wombwell...

Obituary – John Coulson

March 1934
South Yorkshire Times, March 9th 1934 Obituary – John Coulson The death occurred in hospital in Sheffield on Saturday of Mr. John Coulson (58), caretaker of...

Undue Risk – Timbering Precautions Neglected – Fatal Sequel

January 1933
South Yorkshire Times, January 27th, 1933 Undue Risk Timbering Precautions Neglected At Houghton Fatal Sequel "I saw him coming down the drift on a stretcher. He moaned ,and...

Marconigrams – January 27th, 1933

January 1933
South Yorkshire Times, January 27th, 1933 Marconigrams So that's why it's called "leg piffle." A kiss over the telephone is no more felt than a straw hat. After...

Marconigrams – March 09th, 1934

March 1934
South Yorkshire Times, March 9th, 1934 Marconigrams The Wath Deanery’s special effort for the Bishop’s new appeal is fixed for May14th. At the Barnburgh parish meeting a...

Two Thousand Voices – Wombwell Whitsun Sing

June 1944
South Yorkshire Times June 3, 1944 Two Thousand Voices Wombwell Whitsun Sing The Sunday Schools of Wombwell made the most of their annual festival on Monday. A...

Editorial – Getting to Grips

17 June 1944
South Yorkshire Times June 17, 1944 Getting to Grips These last ten days have been the most heartening since Britain took up arms against the all-pervading...

Editorial – Well Begun

17 June 1944
South Yorkshire Times June 17, 1944 Well Begun At long last conjecture has given place to reality. The contact between Germany and the Allies broken off...

Montagu Hospital – Review Of 1933

March 1933
South Yorkshire Times, March 2nd, 1934 Montagu Hospital Review Of 1933 Busy And Expensive Year Annual Meeting Reflections The annual meeting of governors and subscribers of the Montagu Hospital...

The General Election – Don Valley Candidates

November 1922
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 4 November 1922 The General Election Polling – November 15 Mr Tom Williams (Labour)  Mr Tom Williams, the candidate of the Don...

Marconigrams – November 04th, 1922

November 1922
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 4 November 1922 Marconigrams The election thermometer is rising. A week hence it will be at fever heat. “It is an...

Marconigrams – 25th November 1922

November 1922
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 November 1922 Marconigrams There are now 41 miner’s representatives in Parliament. A telephone exchange is shortly to be provided at...

Marconigrams – December 14th, 1912

December 1912
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 14, 1912 Marconigrams This week’s issue consists of 20 pages, 160 columns, – a record pennyworth in weekly journalism. Miss Montagu has...

A Wombwell Separation

December 1912
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 14, 1912 A Wombwell Separation A young married couple were parted owing to the husband’s persistent cruelty.The parties were John Wilson,...

District Trade in 1892

January 1893
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 06 January 1893 District Trade in 1892 Although never having been particularly bright trade in Mexborough district during the past...

New Stationmaster

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 23rd, 1934 New Stationmaster Mr. H. Washbourne is to take over the duties of stationmaster on the L.M.S. railway at Wombwell next...

Marconigrams – December 16th, 1922

December 1922
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 16 December 1922 Marconigrams Funds for the relief of distress have been opened at Mexborough and Swinton. The Cortonwood checkweigh case...

Marconigrams – December 23rd, 1922

December 1922
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 23 December 1922 Marconigrams A happy Christmas to all our readers – in fact everybody, Jews, infidels and Turks. “God...

Marconigrams – December 09th, 1922

December 1922
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 09 December 1922 Marconigrams Last Friday, the Rev. W.A. Strawbridge, M.A., completed his 25th year as Vicar of Conisborough. A new...

Old Wombwell – Parish Church Choir

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 23rd, 1934 Here is another group for our gallery of “Old Wombwell.” It is a photograph of the choir of the...

Court Sequel to Brampton Collision

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 23rd, 1934 Court Sequel to Brampton Collision The drivers of two vehicles involved in a collision at Brampton Bierlow, on December 23rd,...

 Wombwell Motorist’s Collision After Policeman’s Warning.

December 1922
Sheffield Daily Telegraph, Friday. December 1. 1922 A Fatal Mistake.  Wombwell Motorist's Collision After Policeman's Warning. Yesterday Mr. C. J. Haworth, West Coroner, held an inquest...