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Frightful Accident at the Darfield Main Colliery – Two Lads Shockingly Mangled

July 1888
Mexborough and Swinton Times July 13, 1888 Frightful Accident at the Darfield Main Colliery Two Lads Shockingly Mangled Between three and 4 o’clock on Wednesday afternoon a...

South Yorkshire Collieries and the Hull Coal Trade

July 1888
Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Wednesday 11 July 1888 South Yorkshire Collieries and the Hull Coal Trade. The official return of coals taken to Hull from...

Wombwell Anglers’ Association

August 1888
Sheffield Independent August 28, 1888 Wombwell Anglers’ Association The annual meeting in connection with the fishing club held at Mr Turnbull, Park Street, Wombwell took place...

Miners Wages – Firm Attitude of The Men – Pits Set Down

October 1888
Mexborough and Swinton Times October 26, 1888 Miners Wages Firm Attitude of The Men Concessions by Local Owners Derbyshire Proprietors Concede the Demand Pits Set Down Wednesday and Thursday were...

No Constables in the Streets Soon

December 1888
Sheffield Evening Telegraph December 3, 1888 No Constables in the Streets Soon. George Stephenson, collier, of Wombwell was charged with being drunk and assaulting police constable...