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Runaway Pony Hits Lorry, Drops Dead

October 1947
Yorkshire Evening Post - Thursday 09 October 1947 Runaway Pony Hits Lorry, Drops Dead A Pony belonging to Mr. Roy Bailey, miner, Blythe Street, Wombwell,...

Mother Wins Pools – Son Will Have Holiday

October 1947
Yorkshire Evening Post - Thursday 23 October 1947 Mother Wins Pool Son Will Have Holiday Mrs. Hilda Powell, wife Mr. Harold Powell, Stubbs Road, Wombwell...

Council Rejects the ‘Local Lads’ for Cemetery Job

October 1947
Yorkshire Evening Post - Wednesday 15 October 1947 Council Rejects the 'Local Lads' for Cemetery Job Rejecting a plea that the post should to local man....

Dartmoor Escape

October 1947
Yorkshire Evening Post - Thursday 30 October 1947 Dartmoor Escape After an all-night search, no trace hbad been found to-day of Thomas Hutchinson Eyre, Wombwell,...

Wardle Hopes to Go to West Indies

October 1947
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Wednesday 22 October 1947 Wardle Hopes to Go to West Indies John H. Wardle, the 24-year-old Yorkshire left-arm slow bowler,...

Wombwell Speedway

October 1947
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 11 October 1947 Wombwell 43 Cradley Heath 40 Wombwell debated Cradley Heath 43-40 at Wombwell speedway last night in...

Village Haunted –  ‘Ghost’ Sounds Like Owl

November 1947
Yorkshire Evening Post - Wednesday 05 November 1947 Village Haunted  'Ghost' Sounds Like Owl The little mining village  of Low Valley, midway between Wombwell and Darfleld,...

Coroner Praises Yorks Miners’ Comradeship – Brave Men Helped One Another’

November 1947
Yorkshire Evening Post - Thursday 27 November 1947 Coroner Praises Yorks Miners' Comradeship Brave Men Helped One Another' THE Deputy District Coroner, Mr. 3. H...

Three Die in Wombwell Pit on Wednesday Morning

November 1947
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Wednesday 12 November 1947 Three Die in Wombwell Pit  on Wednesday Morning Three men were killed by a fall roof...

Number 3 Output Best Ever

December 1947
South Yorkshire Times December 27, 1947 Number 3 Output Best Ever Production in the 12 collieries in No. 3 Area of the North-Eastern Divisional Coal Board...