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Pictures and Articles from 1970

May 1970

Contents:
Two Killed – 2 Hurt in Evening Crash
Diamond Wedding – Mr & Mrs Slater
Golden Wedding – Mr & Mrs Barker
Silver Wedding – Mr. and Mrs. Dean
Died Day after Grand-Daughter’s Wedding
Ben Bailey of Ben Bailey Construction
Cycling at Eighty!
Four Generations
Presents From Around the World
He’s Seeing the World
He’s Answered Last 999 Call
The Good Old Sound
Scout Presentation
Scouts Were the Waiters
Weddings:
– Stocks & Earley
– Copley & Merrey
– Cutler & Schofield
– Fox & Canham
– Haslehurst & Hill
– Johnson & Haywood
– Thickett & Smith
Girl in the Pipe
Schoolboy Press Photographer
Brothers In Arms
Fred Wilkinson (Advert)
Merryweather & Corbett – May 30th
Muscroft Army Stores (Advert)
Putting a ‘Carpet’ on a Colliery Tip
Retired N.U.M. Tea & Concert
First Phase Jobs At G.E.C. For Women
N.U.R. Retired Member’s Tea & Concert
Liberal Enters ‘field’
New Council Chairman At Mexborough
Cinema – Majestic – Now Star Bingo
Golden Wedding – Mr & Mrs Hardwick
Methodist Church Boys’ Brigade Company,
Montagu Hospital Annual Prizegiving
Montagu Hospital Prizegiving
Inner Wheel 23rd Charter Day
St. John Brigade Service Medal
Nursing Sisters Long Service Awards
Roman Hotel (Mexborough) Social Club
BBC TV – May 30, 1970
– The Debbie Reynolds Show (video)
Bring and Buy Sale
Dolcliffe Road House Demolition
Dunstan, Goff & Co – Properties for Sale
Mexborough Grammar School Choir
Mexborough Grammar School Sports Day
St. John’s Church of England School Choir
Music Mistress at Grammar School
Park Road Infants’ at Dovecote Farm
Pupils Go Down to the Farm
– Early for Apples
– Getting to Know Animals
– Sheep Biscuits
The Cost of Collecting a Pension
Yorkshire TV – May 30, 1970
– Dear Mother, Love Albert (video)
Empress – Wave Rave
Green Room Production of “Clutterbuck,”
Play In A Pub
Theatre – Rockingham Theatre
Ski-Ing And Bowling Feats
Lincoln United 2, Mexborough 0
– Lincoln ‘Poach’ Two from Mexboro
Main Street 2 Denaby United 0
– Challenge Cup Final Replay
Mexborough 3, Hatfield Main 0
– Should Have Had Net Full by Switch Round
Denaby United 0, Mexborough Town 1
– Chances For United –Town’s Points
Mexborough Town F.C.
-“Player of the Year” Award
Round the Yorkshire – May 23rd 1970
South Riding League – May 30th 1970

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Pictures and Articles from 1970

 April 1970

Contents:
It’s “Fab” in Malta – Says Girl Singer
St George’s Day Service
Weddings:
– Brammer & Robert
– Dunstan & Bailey
– Harrison & Ford
– Hooley & Caddick
– Pattenden & Oliver
– Potts & Cooper
– Rudge & Sherwood
– Wood & Pyatt
– Harrison & Mower
– Vickers & Benfell
– Wragg & Bedford
Blackpool Junior Dance Winners
Mexborough Area Youth Project 1970
Billy Smart’s Circus – Smartie
British Co-operative Society Ltd
– 50 Years’ Service
Merryweather & Corbett (advert)
Mexborough – Map of Central
Mexborough New Relief Road – Means New Shopping Pattern
Mexborough Shopping:
– Brendes – Sheila’s & Partridges
– H. Crosby & Co
– Petit’s
– Rebecca
– Websters
– Youngs & Sawyers
Presentation at Greville & Stuart
Fire Service Appointment
Technical College – “Iron” Hague fight,
Alma Weaver School of Dancing
Alma Weaver School of Dancing
Good Friday Cross
Health Secretary visits Montagu
Mexborough’s Longest Married Couple
Proud Girl at a Banquet
Doncaster Road Junior School Retirement
Doncaster Road School Traffic Census
Mexborough Area Floods:
– Biggest April Shower For 26 Years!
– Pictures
“Iron Hague” Exhibition
“The Life and Fights of ‘Iron’ Hague.”
Harry Carpenter to Commentate on ‘Iron’ Play
Challenge Cup Final
– Denaby United 4, Main St. W.M.C. 4
Mexborough Challenge Cup Final Mascots
Mexborough Main Street W.M.C. Team
Another Fight For Hague
… Boost For Culture
Yorkshire League Table
– April 25th, 1970

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Pictures and Stories from 1942

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From January 1942:
90th Birthday
Wedding – Parks & Massey
Wedding – Brown & Bullock
Wedding – Waddington & Prince
Wedding – Parks & Massey
Wedding – Knapton & Haigh
Wedding – Needham & Snipe
Wedding – Bonehill & Lawrence
Wedding – Constance & Ashton
Wedding – Robinson & Winfield
First Broadcast from Mexborough
– Parish Church Preparations
Marconigrams – January 17th, 1942
Marconigrams – January 10th, 1942
Flight-Lieut Inspection
Soldier – Durrans, Eric – With R.A.S.C.
Soldier – Poynton, Bill
– Serving in Middle East
Editorial – Jam To-morrow
Editorial – Tides of Battle
Editorial – Safe Home
Editorial – Singapore

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Stories from 1932, and 1922

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Story from 1932
1931 Casualty List

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Stories from 1922
Mexborough Town  2  Wath Athletic 1
– Mexboro’s Third Successive Win.
Mexborough Town  1  Denaby 0
– Mexboro’s “Double”
Mexborough Town 3 Wakefield City
– Mexborough Win Fifth Successive
Nottm Forest Res 3 Mexborough Town 0
Mexborough Railwayman’s Two Homes.

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Stories from 1912 and 1902

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1912 – February

Contents:
Mexborough  2  Leicester Fosse Res  1
– Mexborough’s Revenge
Denaby United  1  Mexborough Town  3
Hull Coal Traffic
– Slightly Increased Tonnage.
Strike will Affect 50,000 People
Marconigrams – February 24th, 1912
Marconigrams – February 17th, 1912
Mexborough 4  Notts County Res  2
– Town Victorious.
Huddersfield Town Res 2 Mexborough 0
– Mexborough Fail at Huddersfield.
Hull City Reserve  2  Mexborough 2
– Mexborough Draw at Hull
Mexborough   2  Hull City Reserve  0
– Mexborough Defeat Hull.
Midland League Results
Midland League Table

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1902 – February

Contents:
Boer War Letters
Sad Case from Mexboro’
Education at Mexborough.
Obscene Language.
Theft of Boots At Mexborough.
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1902 – January

Trap Accident
– Action Against Colliery Company
– Claim for £50.

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 Stories from 1800’s

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Stories from 1892
Historical Diary – 06 Jun Anniversaries
Historical Diary – 07 Jul Anniversaries
Historical Diary – 08 Aug Anniversaries
Historical Diary – 09 Sep Anniversaries
Historical Diary – 10 Oct Anniversaries
Historical Diary – 11 Nov Anniversaries
Historical Diary – 12 Dec Anniversaries

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Story from 1891
Alarming Bus Accident

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Stories from 1888
Singular Drowning Case
– The Results of Spitting.

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Story from 1887
The Sad Burning Case at Mexboro’

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Story from 1880
Opening of Market Hall & Offices.
Fatal Accident in Tunnel.

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Pictures and Articles from 1919

  • September 1919

1919

119 Articles from 1919

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Pictures and Articles from 1929

  • June 1929

1929

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Pictures and Stories from 1939

  • January 1939

1939

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144 Pictures and Stories from 1949

  • February 1949

1949

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Pictures & Stories from 1959

  • May 1959

1959

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Pictures & Stories from 1970

1970

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Pictures and Articles from 1916

1916

242 Pictures and Stories from 1916

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Pictures and Articles from 1917

1917

231 Pictures and Articles from 1917

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Pictures and Articles from 1918

1918

223 Articles from 1918

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Pictures and Articles from 1927

1927

155 Pictures and Articles from 1927

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Pictures and Articles from 1928

1928

200 Articles from 1928

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Pictures and Articles from 1937

1937

163 Pictures and Articles from 1937

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Pictures and Stories from 1938

1938

121 Articles from 1938

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Pictures and Stories from 1947

1947

138 Pictures and Articles from 1947

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Pictures and Stories from 1948

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

1957

July added (Part)
June Added
May Added
April Added
March Added

1958

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

1967

In Progress

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Pictures and Stories from 1968

1968

In Progress

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Pictures and Stories from 1969

  • March 1969

1969

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Articles from 1907

September Added
Shooting Sensation , Accidents, Crime and
Football

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Articles from 1908

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January
February
April
June
August
September
October
November
December

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