Newly added to the website

Mexborough Youth Club entertain O.A.P.’s

January 1970
South Yorkshire Times, January 17, 1970 Susan Hunter (assistant secretary) and Robert Hepburn served tea to visitors when members of Mexborough Youth Club entertained Mexborough...

Mr. Tom Peters.

April 1911
Mexborough and Denaby April 8, 1911 Mr. Tom Peters. Tom Peters, of Mexboro', for several years secretary of the Denaby Football Club, a prominent member of...

Cinemas – Empire, Majestic, Oxford – Confessions of Nazi Spy (video)

February 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times February 24, 1940 From YouTube:

Obituary – Mr. A. Smalley – Well Known Mexborough Coal Merchant

March 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times March 23, 1940 Obituary - Mr. A. Smalley Well Known Mexborough Coal Merchant Mr. Albeit Smalley, of 13. Church Street, Mexborough, who...

Obituary – Mr. W. Frow – Former Mexborough Council Chairman

March 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times March 23, 1940 Obituary - MR. W. Frow Former Mexborough Council Chairman Mr. William Frow, ex-Councillor, former chairman of Mexborough Urban Council,...

New Minister

March 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times March 23, 1940 New Minister. The Rev. Evan D. Davies, of Mill Street Unitarian (Free) Church, Manchester, who has accepted the Mexborough...

Editorial – Britain at Bay

19 April 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 19 April 1941 Britain at Bay A swift shadow has passed over our military position in North Africa, where...

Editorial – Greek Tragedy                                                     

26 April 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 26 April 1941 Greek Tragedy                                                      The war in Greece is not yet over but it is far spent....

“Dig For Victory” Lesson

March 1940
Mexborough and Swinton Times March 23, 1940 Mexborough schoolboys returning from a, "dig for victory" lesson in the grounds of the Schofield Technical Institute.  

Ballots at Denaby – Labour Members.

March 1901
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 08 March 1901 Ballots at Denaby. Labour Members. On Friday last, the miners of the Denaby Colliery were called...

Influenza

April 1891
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 17 April 1891 Influenza The influenza has broken out in Mexborough and district, and is rapidly spreading . At Wath it...

A Pitch In of Mexborough Buses

April 1891
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 17 April 1891 A Pitch In of Mexborough Buses On Saturday evening as two omnibuses conveying passengers were proceeding Denaby...

Mexborough Parish Church Brownies

January 1970
South Yorkshire Times, January 10, 1970 Mexborough Parish Church (51st and 34th Rotherham) Brownies at their Christmas party in Mexborough Parish Hall

Pioneer of Research into Coal Blending Plant

January 1970
South Yorkshire Times, January 10, 1970 Former Mexborough Man Pioneered Research into Coal Blending Plant A former Mexborough resident Mr. Malcolm Edington, one of Britain's leading...

Chapter of Accidents at Mexbro’ Montagu

April 1891
Sheffield Independent - Saturday 11 April 1891 Chapter of Accidents at Mexbro'. The Mexbro’ Cottage Hospital has such demands made upon it that the erection...

Action Against the Yorkshire Miners Permanent Relief Fund – lmportant to Injured Miners.

April 1891
York Herald - Saturday 25 April 1891 Action Against the Yorkshire Miners Permanent Relief Fund. lmportant to Injured Miners. At Doncaster County Court on Thursday,...

Alarming Cage Accident at Denaby Main.

April 1891
Sheffield Independent - Saturday 11 April 1891 Alarming Cage Accident at Denaby Main. Yesterday the inhabitants of Denaby, Conisbro', and Mexbro' were for a time...

Editorial – The Price of Survival

12 April 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 12 April 1941 The Price of Survival The first full war Budget presents us with a sombre but striking...

Editorial – A Cry From Macedonia -Invasion of Greece & Yugoslavia (video)

12 April 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 12 April 1941 A Cry From Macedonia For Greece and Yugoslavia the hour of destiny has struck and the...

Editorial – The Final Infamy (video)

13 April 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 April 1940 The Final Infamy The lightning invasion of Norway and Denmark may well be the final infamy...

Editorial – This Year of Fate

30 December 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 30 December 1939 This Year of Fate And so draws to its close this year of fate, 1939, in...

Editorial – Recipe for a Happy Christmas

23 December 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 23 December 1939 Recipe for a Happy Christmas Twenty-two years have rolled by and again we face a war...

Editorial – Alas, Poor Ghost!

16 December 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 16 December 1939 Alas, Poor Ghost! The intervention of the League of Nations in the Russo-Finnish dispute came as...

Editorial – “Guilty, But Insane”

9 December 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 09 December 1939 "Guilty, But Insane" The Bolshevik invasion of Finland is a turning-point in the war and in...

Editorial – Grey Goebbels

2 December 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 02 December 1939 Grey Goebbels Dr. Goebbels, speaking at a "Strength Through Joy" concert, spoke of the "fresh sorrows that...