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  • Wath Unbeaten Bowls Team 1929

April 2022 Additions

Pictures and Stories from 1970

Added in April:

May 1970
Two Killed – 2 Hurt in Evening Crash
Cycling at Eighty!
Wedding – Smith & Lally
Wedding – Bunn & Jackson
Father and Son in Wath ‘Field’
Christ Church Hall, Brampton
New Vicar of Brampton
Wath Grammar School Choir
Yorkshire Drive Off For Golf Title

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Stories from 1951

From November
Cinemas:
– Majestic – Pretty Baby
– Grand – Gal who Took the West
Manvers 1 Waterstone Glassware 1

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From September
Wedding – Royston & Gymer
Marconigrams – 08th September, 1951

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From March
26 Years on Two Councils

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Pictures and Stories from 1942

Added in April:
Four Generations of Methodist Family
Wedding – Hutchinson & Mount
Wedding – Hewer & Dawson
Red Cross Gift
Marconigrams – January 17th, 1942
Marconigrams – January 10th, 1942
Flight-Lieut Inspection
Soldiers, Sailor & Airman
– Wroot, Richard – Died Of Wounds
– Thomson, Hugh Frederick – Presumed Killed
– Hill, Roy – Missing Presumed Killed
– Leader J. – News from Prisoner
– Humphries, Percy – Serving Abroad
– Fox S. – Territorial Called Up
– Ashley, Harry Bradley – Seeing Life
Editorial – Jam To-morrow
Editorial – Tides of Battle
Editorial – Safe Home
Soldier – Mangham, John
Editorial – Singapore

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Story from 1932
1931 Casualty List

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Stories from 1922
Wath Athletic 2 Nottm Forest Res 5
Wombwell 1  Wath Athletic 0
Wath Athletic 3 Gainsborough Trinity

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Stories from 1912
Hull Coal Traffic – Slightly Increased
Strike will Affect 50,000 People
Marconigrams – February 24th, 1912
Marconigrams – February 17th, 1912

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Pictures & Stories from 1892

Added in April

Historical Diary
– 06 June Anniversaries
– 07 July Anniversaries
– 08 August Anniversaries
– 09 September Anniversaries
– 10 October Anniversaries
– 11 November Anniversaries

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Stories from 1891
Killed On The Railway At Wath
Fatal Accident at Manvers Main

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Stories from 1887
Death of Mrs G.M. Coates of Wath
Accident at Cortonwood Colliery
Serious Accident at Cortonwood Colliery.

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Story from 1884
Alarming Fire at Winterwell

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Stories from 1880
Shocking Accident at Manver‘s Main
Colliery Accident at Wath

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Stories from 1874
The Burial of the Dead.
Shocking Explosion at Warren Vale

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Stories from 1851
Awful Explosion at Warren Vale
– Fifty-One Lives Lost.

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Stories from 1847
The Late Murder at Swinton.
Late Murder at Swinton.
Murder at Swinton

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89 Pictures and Stories from 1919

  • May 1919

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168 Pictures and Stories from 1929

  • January 1929

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Pictures and Stories from 1939

  • April 1939

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89 Pictures and Stories from 1919

  • September 1919

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168 Pictures and Stories from 1929

  • May 1929

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Pictures and Stories from 1939

  • June 1939

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80 Pictures and Stories from 1949

  • October 1949

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164 Pictures and Stories from 1959

  • December 1959

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160 Pictures and Stories from 1969

  • July 1969

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Pictures and Stories from 1916

1916

117 Articles from 1916

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Pictures and Stories from 1917

1917

120 Articles from 1917

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1918

110 Articles from 1918

Pictures and Stories from 1918

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Pictures and Stories from 1927

1927

73 Articles from 1927

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Pictures and Stories from 1928

1928

93 Articles from 1928

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Pictures and Stories from 1937

1937

99 Articles from 1937

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Pictures and Stories from 1938

1938

86 Articles from 1938

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Pictures and Stories from 1939

  • May 1939

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62 Pictures and Stories from 1947

1947

Pictures and Stories from 1948

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Pictures and Stories from 1957

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Pictures and Stories from 1967

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