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Soldier – Simms T.H. – Commissioned

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 29, 1944 Commissioned Mr. T. H. Simms, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Simms, Belmont, Springfield Road, Kilnhurst, has been...

Soldier – Oliver, Charles – Home From Abroad

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times January 15, 1944 Home From Abroad Harry Oliver (27), 33, Charles Street, arrived home this week after serving three years abroad. He joined the...

Soldier – Dawson, John Clement – Birthday In India

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 8, 1944 Birthday In India Tpr. John Clement Dawson, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Dawson, 101, Highthorn Road, Kilnhurst, on...

Soldier – Young R.B. – Gone Abroad

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 8, 1944 Gone Abroad Spr. R. B. Young, 20 years old son of Mr. and Mrs. Young, of 4, Carlisle Street, Kilnhurst,...

Wedding – Thompson & Cooper

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 8, 1944 Pte. A. J. Cooper (Edmonton) and Pte. A. Thompson, A.T.S. (Kilnhurst), photographed after their wedding, which was reported last...

Montagu Hospital – The Week’s Casualty List

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Montagu Hospital The Week’s Casualty List Wednesday. George Case (7), 60, Wath Road, Mexborough, shoulder injury; Eleanor Pocklington, 9, Station Road, Swinton,...

Some Memorable Dates in 1943

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Looking Back Some Memorable Dates in 1943 January 9 – Announced that Mr. Frank Doxey, manager of Grimethorpe Colliery had been appointed...

Police Court Briefs

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 2nd, 1934 Police Court Briefs For having been drunk and disorderly in Bridge Street, Swinton, Lawrence Ward (25), labourer, Kilnhurst, was fined...

Swinton U.D.C. – Scarlet Fever Epidemic – Amalgamation Doom

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 2nd, 1934 Swinton U.D.C. Scarlet Fever Epidemic Anxiety and Suspicion Longer Isolation Wanted Amalgamation Doom Several interesting subjects were raised at the monthly meeting of...

New County Districts West Riding Proposals Completed

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 2nd, 1934 New County Districts West Riding Proposals Completed Important Revisions Reorganisation Of Doncaster, Hemsworth, Barnsley and Penistone Rural Districts Fewer and Bigger Urban Authorities Local...

Fishing Prize Giving

July 1960
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, July 2, 1960 Mr Alan Greaves being presented with the championship cup by Mrs I Pugh at the Fishing club prize-giving...

Marconigrams – November 07th, 1902

November 1902
Mexborough & Swinton Times November 7, 1902 Marconigrams. A Mexboro' man was removed to Wadsley Asylum a few days ago. No inquests were held on persona killed...

Golden Wedding – Mr & Mrs George Cobb

January 1934
South Yorkshire Times, January 19th, 1934 Golden Wedding - Mr & Mrs George Cobb A Happy Old Kilnhurst Couple Fifty years of happy wedlock were completed on...

Commercial Trade in 1892

December 1892
Sheffield Independent - Thursday 29 December 1892 Commercial Trade in 1892 The year has seen a marked change in a commercial sense in the populous district...

Historical Diaries – 07 July Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 23, 1892 Anniversaries July 1 Opening of Swinton and Knottingley Railway, ‘79 2 Presentation to Rev H Smith, Wath, ’89 3 E W Rawlin,...

The Kilnhurst Outrage – Hewitt’s Trial – 3. The Evidence

July 1892
Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 8th 1892 The Kilnhurst Outrage The Evidence. The evidence for the prosecution, as given before the magistrates, was then repeated, the following...

The Kilnhurst Outrage – Hewitt’s Trial – 2. The Prosecuting Barrister’s Address

July 1892
Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 8th 1892 The Kilnhurst Outrage The Prosecuting Barrister’s Address Mr Kershaw (by whose side during the whole of the hearing of the...

The Kilnhurst Outrage – Hewitt’s Trial – 1. Severe Criticism

July 1892
Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 8th 1892 The Kilnhurst Outrage Severe Criticism Mr George Hewitt, newsagent, of Kilnhurst and Swinton, a person who is well-known and highly...

Teddy Ashton – Kilnhurst Born Barnsley Winger

January 1934
South Yorkshire Times, January 12th, 1934 Teddy Ashton - Likely Transfer to Burnley The recent splendid form displayed by Teddy Ashton, the Kilnhurst born Barnsley winger,...

Historical Diary – 12 – December Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times, December 23rd, 1892 Historical Anniversaries December 1              First election Rotherham and Hallamshire divisions ’85 2              Testimonial to W. Ping. Rawmarsh, ’86 3              Mrs. Barker, Mexboro’,...

Kilnhurst Boy’s Rise – Chairman of Famous Firm – Brilliant Engineer

January 1934
South Yorkshire Times, January 12th, 1934 Kilnhurst Boy’s Rise Chairman of Famous Firm Brilliant Engineer A former pupil of Kilnhurst National School, Mr. Cecil Bentham, has been...

Historical Diaries – 05 May Anniversaries

December 1892
Mexborough and Swinton Times December 23, 1892 Anniversaries May 2 Consecration S, Joseph’s Church, Wath, ’79 3 Effigy of a potter burnt at Swinton, ’81 4 Attempted suicide by...

Marconigrams – October 31st, 1902

October 1902
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 31 October 1902 Marconigrams Wednesday next is the 48th anniversary of the battle of Inkerman. The meeting of the Denaby and...

Marconigrams – October 17th, 1902

September 1902
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 17 October 1902 Marconigrams The American coal strike was settled on Thursday. In this week’s issue “An Old Butty Man” returns...

Wedding – Dowans & Edwards

September 1960
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, September 24th, 1960 Miss H Dowans (Kilnhurst) and Miss A Edwards (Mexborough) who were married at Mexborough Parish Church on Saturday.