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April 30, 2021 – 3,862 Articles now on the Site !

  • 1900's High Street, Mexborough

Pictures and Articles from 1919

  • January 1919


119 Articles from 1919

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Pictures and Articles from 1929

  • September 1929


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Pictures and Stories from 1939

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Pictures and Stories from 1949


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Pictures & Stories from 1959

  • January 1959


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Pictures and Stories from 1969

  • March 1969


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Pictures and Articles from 1916


242 Pictures and Stories from 1916

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Pictures and Articles from 1917


231 Pictures and Articles from 1917

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Pictures and Articles from 1918


223 Articles from 1918

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Pictures and Articles from 1927


155 Pictures and Articles from 1927

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Pictures and Articles from 1928


200 Articles from 1928

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Pictures and Articles from 1937


163 Pictures and Articles from 1937

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Pictures and Stories from 1938


121 Articles from 1938

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Pictures and Stories from 1947


138 Pictures and Articles from 1947

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Pictures and Stories from 1948


January added
Dutch Visitor, High Honour, The Old and the New Brigade, Wedding,
Chamber of Trade’s Annual Dinner, Salvation Army Home League
Christmas at Mexborough Montagu, Talkie Film Show, New Medical Officer
Floods – Wettest for Ten Years

Pictures and Stories from 1957


July added (Part)
Wedding, Barnburgh Pit Blast – Death Roll now 4, Removing Storm Debris, Salvation Army Citadel Youth, Queen of School, U.D.C. Sports, Regional Tennis Champion

June Added
Canal Lock Rescue, “Miss Waist”, Weddings, Dolcliffe Victor Ludorum, Co op, Manvers Employees Sports Day, Cinemas, Church & School Queens, Inner Wheel
Parish Church Scale Model, Procession of Witness, Hospital Bazaar, Motor Club Barbecue, Darts Cup, Guides, Over 60, School Concert, Festival & Sports

May Added
Scouts, New Councillors, Cinemas, Miss Jubilee, Montagu Sales Girls, Presentation To Queen Mother, Licensee going to North Yorkshire, Schools’ Music Festival

April Added
Easter Egg Draw, Silver Medal, Daffodil Party, Concert Party at Montagu, Grammar School Speech Day, Audley School Visit, St John’s Football Team

March Added
24 more Articles, Pictures and Videos


June added
Boy’s Quarry Fall, Sentimental Journey, N.U.M. President – B.E.M., Barber Retires After 50 Years, Service of Commemoration, Weddings, Cinemas, Gideon Bibles at Montagu, Over 60’s Birthday Tea, National School at Clumber Park, Sunburnt After a Week’s Camp, Cricket & Cycling

Pictures and Stories from 1967


July Added
Law Degree, A Year In France, Weddings, Youth Club Arts & Crafts, Council Show House, 21 Year’s Service, Cinema, Church Garden Parties & Dedication, Reform Club Dancing, Schools Garden Party & Open Days, Parish Church Queen, Albion Inn Prize Night, International Folk Evening, Youth Club Donation, Old Pitt Street School, Accident Prevention, Anglers Prize Night, Inter School & Council Sports, Swimming Gala, “Footballer of the Year”

June Added
Weddings, Nurses & Comforts Fund, Cage Bird Show, Panel Games, Camera Mod Session, Terrace in London, Tech College, Theatre Guild , Scouts , Sports, Table Tennis

May Added
Weddings, Army Cadets, 1st House on Estate, Election Candidates, Cinema, Inner Wheel, Salvation Army, Sunday Schools Whit “Sing”, Hospital Prizes, Ag Society’s Spring Show, Grammar School Plays, Exhibitions & Sports & Cricket

April Added
12 more weddings, Grammar School survey & Semprini visits, Russian Visitors, Cricket begins, Dinners, Cookery & Queens

March Added
16 Weddings, Fashion Shows, Oldest Resident, School Sponsored Walk

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Pictures and Stories from 1968


September In Progress
Weddings, Mexbro’ Council’s New Clerk, Congs Churches Flower Queen, Fashion Show for Young Wives Group, Mexborough Town 1, Denaby Utd 1

August In Progress
A Bird With Every Mod Con, Wedding, Mexborough & Swinton Panel Games League

July In Progress
Weddings, Map indicating Car Parks, Shopping – Don Valley Sport, Madame Florence, Frank Harrison, H Crosby & Co Ltd, Sheila’s Florist
Plant Hotel Ladies Section, Roman Terrace Junior School Swimming Awards, Youth Club Barbecue & Dance, Yorkshire Council

June In Progress
Weddings, Old Glassworks Uncovered, T.U.C. Centenary Celebrations, Sponsored Walk, Sunday School Building Fund., Whit “Sing”, Hope Long Service, Handicrafts Exhibition, Grammar School Concert & Sports, Mexboro’ Town; Championship Cup; Women Football 52 Years Ago

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Articles from 1904 November Added: Alarming Occurrence at Pit, Terrible Tragedy at Mexborough Cricket & Football access to stories [/vc_column_text][/vc_column]

Articles from 1907

September Added
Shooting Sensation , Accidents, Crime and

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Articles from 1908

In Progress:
Skating Frost and Sunshine – Pastures Popular Venue
Blizzard Sweeps The Country – Market Wreck; Waggonette turned.
Walter Bennett Killed,Tragic End of a Brilliant career, A Football Family.
Maypole Dancers at Mexborough, Cricket and Athletic Club Sports
Mexborough Cyclist’s Accident, Staff of the ” Mexboro’ Times.”
Mexboro’ – Barnsley Match – Windle Dies from Lockjaw
Mexborough Church Bazaar Vicar of Mexborough Burglary Charge at Rotherham
Amazing Fatal Accident Epidemic – Heroic Rescue by Deputy.
“Iron” Hague & trainer George Law, Local Bridge Improvements

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