January

Contents:
Gold & Siver Wedding – Rissbrook & Osborne
Golden Wedding – Mr & Mrs Thornton
Motor Club Annual Dinner
Wedding – Davies & Moxon
District Industrial Leaders Confident
Parish Hall on New Year’s Eve
Montagu Hospital Christmas Carols
C.O.S.A. Branch Dinner
Mexborough Darby and Joan Club
Rotarians Boys’ Club Annual Party
New Year’s Eve Fancy Dress Carnival
Roman Terrace Social Club Fancy Dress
Mexborough Ballroom Dancing Cup
Joan Biggs’ School of Dance “Cinderella,”

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February

Contents:
80th Birthday Celebration
“Camp Fire” Scouts
Weddings:
Beevers & Bailey
– Boden & Parsons
– Bank Executive’s Daughter Weds
– Willcox & Hazeldine
Fatality at Manvers Main
– Man dies in Boiling Cauldron
Mexborough Power Station Awards
Councillors visit “South Yorkshire Times”
Cinema – Empire – Girls at Sea
– Vince Taylor
Cinema – Majestic
Cinema – Royal – Davy Crocket (video)
Free Christian Church Prizegiving
A Famous Autograph (video)
Mexborough Round Table
Ronnie Caroll At The Empress
Royal Naval Association Annual Dinner
Grammar School Chess Team
Schofield Technical School Speech Day
Mexborough Loco Athletic Club Boxers
Wins 5 Contest with 1st Round Knockouts
Highwoods Hotel New Darts Team

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March

Contents:
D.F.C. at Buckingham Palace
Photo of Girl For Spanish Exhibition
Weddings:
– Beeby & Ellis
– Dreiry & Powley
– Guest & Lloyd
– Holmes & Merrin
– Jenkinson & Davis
– Lindley & Grimshaw
– Mason & Chesman
– Sanderson & Squires
Mexborough Has Its Own”Holme Moss”
Mexborough Civic Dinner
Cinemas:
– Empire – Girls at Sea – Vince Taylor (videos)
– Empire – Bullwhip (video)
– Majestic – The Two Headed Spy
– Royal – The Indian Fighter (video)
Pageant of Light” in Parish Church
Presentation to National Savings Organiser
Schofield Technical “Princess Ida”
South Yorks Musical Comedy Society
Mexborough Town – Midland League Champions 1897-8

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April

Contents:
Delegates and the choir
Festival of music
Mexborough Torchlight Procession
Mexborough woman’s voluntary service
Daffodil tea
Dinner dance in the Empress ballroom
Licensed Victuallers Association Dinner Dance
The fun of the fair
Youth cup semi-final
Weddings:
– Burns & Webb
– Lockwood & Long
– Shirley & Milner
– Skidmore & Jenkinson
– Firth & Meredith
– Gill & Straw
– Lupton & Donnison
– Walton & Simms
Cinemas:
– Majestic – Godzilla (video)
– Empire – The Black Knight (video)
Montagu hospital comforts fund
Fire at Mexborough Schofield Tech
Opening of Adwick Rd, School
Mexborough Challenge Cup winners.
Montagu Cup Final
Montagu Cup Finalists of 15 years ago – will play again for charity
Montagu Thrills At Hampden Road
Trainer of Denaby Rovers
Tom Hill Winners of Montagu Cup
When Mexborough “pipped” Club Now in the Football League.

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May

Contents:
Bluebell Heroine Rescues Boy from Canal
Local Accident Statistics
21st birthday – Geoffrey Brammer,
Awards And Prizes
N.U.R Branches Annual Treat
Wedding – Hizzard & Street
Contestants For Election
Election Candidates
New Election Candidates
Visitors To South Yorks Mining Society.
South Yorkshire Mining Safety Exhibition
N.U.R. Annual Tea & Presentation
Cinema –Empire
– Rally Round the Flag Boys
Church Members at Whitsuntide 1928.
Farewell Presentation
Old Folks Welfare Committee’s Bazaar
Presenting The Montagu Hospital Darts Cup.
Leaving For A Tour Of Belgium.
New Sunday School Queen
Old Boy Of Mexborough
– Offered Headship Of Wombwell School
Retiring Queen.
School’s Industrial Visit To The Area
The Retiring Queen
Dry Rot
Mexborough 116 Denaby 117 for 5
-Denaby Win First of Season’s ‘ Derbies’
Roman Terrace School Football Team.
Montagu Hospital Darts Cup
– Sportsman Inn

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June

Contents:
Diploma for 13 Year Old LifeSaver
Honours Degree
The Printing Dispute
Mexborough Civic Sunday Parade
Cinema – Majestic – Candy (video)
Free Christian Church Flower Queen
Mexborough and Swinton Nursing Cadets
Don and Dearne inter-schools sports.
Wilf’s Council Record stood For 22 Years
Mexborough Youth Club F.C.

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July

Printing Strike

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August

Contents:
Three Bonny Mexborough Babies
Weddings
– Coles & Goodwin
– Marsden & Taylor
– Priestley & Stowe
– Regan & Hobson
– Smith & Venables
– Thompson & Harper
Angler wins Dearne Trophy
Cinemas:
– Empire – Queen of Outer Space
– Majestic – The Sound & the Fury
Parish Church Garden Party
L.V.A, Garden Party
Old Folks Outing
Inter Grammar School Sports
Schofield Technical College
Adwick-on-Dearne Cricket Club
Lawn Tennis Association Finals

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