January

Contents
“Miss Corah” Wishes a Happy New Year
Wedding – Green & Parks
Wedding – Gardner & Headley
South Yorkshire Industrial Review
– Showing Enterprise and Confidence.
Mexborough Parish Church Choir
New Born Babies
Doncaster Road School Infants in 1938
Hatfield Main 1, Mexborough Town 4 – Back On Form

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February

Contents:
Man Defies Creaking Ice to Save Family Pet
Citizens’ St. Valentine’s Carnival.
Rotary Club Dinner Dance
Mexborough Buffet – Dance
Cinema – Majestic
– Carry On Up the Khyber (Video)
St. John’s School swimming pool fund
Tosses a pancake
Wedding – Payne & Gardiner
Bhatia Centre Old People’s Home
West Riding County Fire Sports & Social Club
Dancing at the Empress
Mexborough Grammar School P.T.A.
Pancakes at Roman Terrace Primary School
They Guard Your Children
West End Juniors F.C.
Hickleton Golf Club – Captains prize
Mexborough Boxing Tournament

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March

Contents:
Death of Doctor Greig B. Petrie
Competing Against the Boys.
Weddings:
– Barratt & Venables
– Calladine & Ratcliffe
– Foundation & Canaway
– Goodband & Howlett
– Goulding & Stinson
– Jones & Abel
– Jones & Peters
– Mack & Brown
– Mason & Tinsley
– Philips & Liversidge
– Spencer & Cockram
Mexborough Youth Drama Festival
Mexborough Theatre Guild
Soon To Emigrate To Australia
Chairman’s Ball at the Civic Hall
Cinemas:
– Majestic – NCB Film
– Empire – Return of the Seven (video)
– Majestic – Half a Sixpence (video)
– Majestic – Late Horror Show
– The Girl Rosemarie (video)
Westgate Centre ‘ Day bazaar
“Cross Talk” at Grammar School
Charity Cricket Match in 1933
Hampton Sports  1  Mexborough Town 4
Kiveton Park 0, Mexborough Town 2
– Plug Pulled on Kiveton’s League Lead
Mexborough Town 1 Thackley  0

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April

Contents:
Golden wedding anniversary- Sharp
The Winner Of a Unit Suite
Wedding- Gushing & Darcy
Department dinner
G.E.C, Swinton Retirement
– Presented with a Pipe
Now Brushes & Easels not Pit Tools
Dresses made by themselves
Julie in the Looking Glass
Mexborough cub Scouts
Further Education Fashion Show.
Weddings:
– Butterfield & Murray
– Bedford & Hurdiss (Picture)
– Cadman & Hurrell (picture)
– Colclough & Sheriff (Pictures)
– Galvin & Szaflicki
– Mountford & Briggs
– Sykes & Roberts
Madame Florence’s Spring Fashion Show
Cinema – Majestic – Helga
Boy Dies on Switzerland School Holiday
School’s Easter Fayre
Denaby Utd 2, Mexborough Twn 0
– Denaby United Tilted the Odds
Mexborough Twn 1, Retford Twn 1
– No Time For ‘Off’ Games
Yorkshire League Table – April 5, 1969
Harold Sapey Is Denaby’s New Boss
L.V.A Dinner at the Empress Rooms
Wombwell Round Table Dinner
Two On The Recorders

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May

Contents:
Bus and Tanker in Collision
Foundry Staff Dinner
Mexborough F.C. Annual Dinner
Mexborough L.V.A. dinner
Watching  the Derby and Johnny Seagrave
Mexborough Park Road infants School
Further Education Centre Fashion Show.
Recorder and guitar concert
“Tartuffe”
Weddings:
Double Wedding
– Panther & Vernon – Golding & Panther
– Guest & Wraith
– Beardsley & Sewell
– Booth & Coe
– Holden & Groves
– Roberts & Holmes
– Booth & Coe
– Hizzard & Street
– Jones & Wadsworth
– Noonan & Merrin
– Roberts & Holmes
Easter Bonnet
Don & Dearn District Scout Council’s
Helpers At The Coffee Morning.
Pygmalion and his Galatea
Montagu Hospital Nurses Prizegiving.
Jumble Sale For Montagu.
Bring & Buy Sale
“How Green was My Valley?”
Annual Dinner & General Meeting.
Meet a ‘Gonk’
Mexborough Arts Committes festival
Reason To Smile
Welsh Dancers at the School Fayre
Whit Sing
Doncaster Area Youth festival on Saturday.
Admiring Our Trophy
Theatre – Hippodrome – Happy Nights !
Done The Double
Mexborough 3, Farsley Celtic 1
– Soft Start, Swinging Finale
Seventy-Three Years Of Montagu Cup History
Wombwell v Mexborough

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June

Contents:
Bound For Adelaide Australia
Young Farmers Club.
Weddings:
– Daykin & Dyer
– Gratton & Cooper
– Massingham & Wagstaff
– Padget & Daykin
– Wilkinson & Jones
– Massingham & Wagstaff
Rescued a Crow
Cinemas – Majestic, Empire & Oxford
Licensed Training Course Completed
St. John Ambulance Brigade
Talking Beacon at Park Road Infants’ School
District Brownie Revels
Victoria Cross to Cpl. Jackson’s Old Regiment.
73Years of Montagu Cup History
Constance Grant Stage Show.
Pupils Interchange With Famous School
Wedding – Rylett & Machin
Dressed For The Sketch.
Silver Jubilee In The Priesthood.
Cricket Results – June 28, 1969

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July

Contents:
Carnival Queen
Weddings:
– Skirrow & Thorpe
– Dodd & Casterton
– Cooper & Ware
– Cox & Bloomfield.
– Hanby & Middleton
– Meek & Barker
First of the No Bank Saturdays.
Certificate Of Commendation.
S.E.T Tax Increase – Forces Prices Up.
Cinema – Majestic
– The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (video)
Parish Church Sunday School Queen.
Salvation Army Presentation
Hope Club Angling Presentation.
W.R.V.S – Cutting The Cake.
Doncaster Rd Retirement Presentations
Garden Street Infants’ Summer Concert
Grammar School – Visit of M.P.
Secondary School Gala – Lucky Dip
St. John’s School Concert
St. John’s School Instrumentalists
Lawn Tennis Association’s Finalists.
Off On Holiday – But Trains on Strike !
Doubles Final.
Hoping To Double Their Money.

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August

Contents:
It Was More Than Maureen Could Chew.
A Happy Reunion
Weddings:
– Rutherford & Firman
– Ashurst & Bailey
– Buckley & Beverley.
– Cutts & Mace.
– Hulse & Dawson.
– Markham & Houlbrook.
– Murphy & Hymphrey
– Power & Andrew.
– Roper & Justice
– Seagrave & O’Connell.
– Shaw & Hurd.
– Stephenson & Weaver.
– Sutton & Grout.
–Walton & Benbow.
Missing Cat
Majestic- Showings.
Ordination And Induction.
Flooding Is A Menace To Our Homes.
These Infants Go To The Moon.
Farewell To Their Teacher.
Retired After 30 Years Training.
A Celebration Party.

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September

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