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This is a 10-year project to create a detailed history, covering over 100 years.
So, if anyone, who is computer literate, has a couple of hours to spare each month, then Help !
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Many Thanks to Susan Denton,
a former Mexborough Resident, now living in Dorset,
who is helping me on this and the other sites !

January 31st 2024 – 5,872 Articles now on the Site !!!

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Pictures and Stories from 1970

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Pictures and Stories from 1960

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Pictures and Stories from 1951

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Pictures & Articles from 1932

April 1932

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August 1932

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Pictures and Articles from 1970

 April 1970

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Pictures and Stories from 1942

 April 1942

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Stories from 1892

Story from May 1892

Contents:
Alarming Accident at Manvers :
– Inquests
– Two Killed & Two Injured.
Great Fall of Bind at Manvers
– Two Lives Lost.
Local Board – The Small Pox Epidemic
Fight Between White and Black
Burglary in Wath Road
Drunkenness
Gambling at Adwick on Dearne
Terror to Children at Mexborough
Mexborough Man Robbed While Asleep.
Brutal Assault on a Young Lady:
– Details of Outrage
– Local Tradesman Arrested
Goole  37 Mexborough  45
Elsecar  67 for 5  Mexborough  51
Mexborough  78 for 2    White Lane  41
Sheffield & District League – 1891/92

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Stories from June 1892

Contents:
The Development of the Railways
Day’s Menagerie
Mexborough Feast
– Martina Bartlett & the Wild Beasts
Smallpox at Mexborough and Denaby
Small-Pox Epidemic
Whitsuntide Festivities
Elopement At Mexbro’.
The Kilnhurst Outrage
– Hewitt Before the Magistrates
– Committed For Trial
Marriage a Failure
– Mexborough Woman and Ardsley Man
Drunkenness
Mexborough 88  Elsecar  90
– An Exciting Finish
Mexborough  66   Swinton 62
– Another Exciting Match
Black Tall Hats  83  White Tall Hats  111

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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

  • March 1919

1919

119 Articles from 1919

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Pictures and Articles from 1929

  • March 1929

1929

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Pictures and Stories from 1939

  • July 1939

1939

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144 Pictures and Stories from 1949

  • January 1949

1949

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Pictures & Stories from 1959

  • February 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

  • April 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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