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Unparalleled Disaster at Sea – Greatest Ship Foundered – Nearly 1500 lives lost

April 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 20 April 1912 Unparalleled Disaster at Sea Greatest Ship in the World Foundered Nearly 1500 lives lost The White Star liner, Titanic,...

Marconigrams – April 27th, 1912

April 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 27 April 1912 Marconigrams The cuckoo was heard near Bolton on Monday launched. Mr T Nash, Wath, has been elected president...

An Important Year for Councils.

April 1912
Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 09 April 1912 An Important Year for Councils. Now that the Urban District Council elections have been decided, the next...

Reports from the Coal Fields – In the Don Valley

March 1912
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 02 March 1912 Reports from the Coal Fields In the Don Valley The Don Valley is accustomed to colliery strikes,...

Trophy Time

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 23rd, 1970 Trophy Time After a tough season, for the lucky ones, it’s time to pick up the spoils.  “South Yorkshire Times”...

Wath and West Melton W.M.C.

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 23rd, 1970 This photograph by Don Hellewell, of Wath, pictures Wath and West Melton W.M.C. (R. Smith, Prince, Clark, Mount (Captain),...

South Yorkshire and the Hull Coal Trade – The Miners’ “Stop” Week

April 1892
Sheffield Independent - Thursday 07 April 1892 South Yorkshire and the Hull Coal Trade. The Miners' "Stop" Week and the Traffic The effects of the miners'...

South Yorkshire and the Hull Coal Trade – The Miners’ “Stop” Week

April 1892
Sheffield Independent - Thursday 07 April 1892 South Yorkshire and the Hull Coal Trade. The Miners' "Stop" Week and the Traffic The effects of the miners'...

The Crisis in the Coal Trade – Mexborough District

March 1892
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 01 March 1892 The Crisis in the Coal Trade Mexborough District The last of the notices for a week’s stoppage at the...

Riotous Scenes at Cadeby – Police Baton Charge

Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 30 March 1912 Riotous Scenes at Cadeby Baton Charge by 60 Police Constable Injured Anticipating further trouble, the police were fairly strongly...

Riotous Scenes at Cadeby – Good Work by Police – Ugly Rushes by 8000...

March 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 30 March 1912 Righteous Scenes at Cadeby Ugly Rushes by Crowd 8000 strong Good Work by Police. There was a further hostile...

Righteous Scenes at Cadeby – A Rumour Causes Big Demonstrations

March 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 30 March 1912 Righteous Scenes at Cadeby Rumour Causes Big Demonstrations Sticks and Stones it seemed as if an interesting situation was...

Marconigrams – March 9th, 1912

March 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 09 March 1912 Marconigrams At Wath Council on Tuesday, plans were passed for the erection of sixteen houses. Local railway facilities...

In Real Style – A Carriage and Pair

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 23rd, 1970 In Real Style A carriage and pair will whisk Wath bride Linda Ward from home to church on her big...

Wath Area Music Centre’s Orchestra

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 16th, 1970 A section of the Wath Area Music Centre’s orchestra seen at a concert presented at Mexborough Technical College last...

Round the Yorkshire Council Fields

16 May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 16th, 1970 Round the Yorkshire Council Fields Baxter’s 83 Fails To Save Cortonwood Although a cleverly scored 83 by captain Clive Baxter brought...

Obituary – Mr Edward Ridyard

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 16th, 1970 Mr. Edward Ridyard, who died on Friday (his 81st birthday) at his Wath home was a familiar figure in...

Loraine Hasn’t A Lamb – But She Has Lenora!

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 16th, 1970 Loraine Hasn’t A Lamb – But She Has Lenora! The famous nursery rhyme “Mary had a Little Lamb” has nothing...

Home for a Kestrel

May 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May 16th, 1970 Home for a Kestrel A kestrel which had been dropped exhausted near Genefax Monolithics Works at Deepcar on Friday was...

Invitation to the Palace

50 1970
South Yorkshire Times, May16th, 1970 Invitation to the Palace Mary Carr has always thought how exciting it would be to see the other side of the...

Editorial – The Cripps Touch

28 February 1942
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, Feb. 28th, 1942. The Cripps Touch The House of Commons has been helped through its crisis of nerves by the Prime Minister,...

Marconigrams – February 28th, 1942

February 1942
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, Feb. 28th, 1942. Marconigrams The annual meeting of the Montagu Hospital Mexborough, will be held on Saturday afternoon. Dr. M. J. Lea,...

Editorial – United We Stand

21 February 1942
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, Feb. 21st, 1942. United We Stand Though checked a little by successes in Russia and Libya our war fortunes have taken a...

Marconigrams – February 21st, 1942

February 1942
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 21 February 1942 Marconigrams The Don Valley Divisional Labour Party's Aid for Russia effort has so far realised£820. Several people were...

Editorial – Hail, Russia!

14 February 1942
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 14 February 1942 Hail, Russia! Who would have supposed, when Stalin gave Hitler a free hand against Poland, Britain, and...