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Leading Local Events in 1920

January 1921
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 01 January 1921 Leading Local Events in 1920 January 1 --Unveiling of Kilnhurst War Memorial 8 --Manvers Main War Belief Fund...

Montagu Hospital – The Week’s Casualty List

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 18 January 1941 Montagu Hospital The Week's Casualty List The following patients were treated but not detained: Thursday. Arthur Dunstan, 100, Furlong...

Editorial – Fledglings

18 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 18 January 1941 Fledglings                        The Air Ministry's scheme for the formation of an Air Training Corps for boys between...

Nazi Air Force’s Busy Day – Planes Over British Coast

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 Nazi Air Force's Busy Day             Planes Over British Coast Soon Driven Off : No Bombs Dropped Italian Volunteers...

Soldier – King J.B. – Ambulance Enthusiast

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 Ambulance Enthusiast Gunner J. B. King, of 14, Springfield Road, Kilnhurst, son of Mr. and Mrs. G....

Wedding – Windle & Ibbotson

January 1940
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 January 1940 The wedding took place at Kilnhurst Parish Church of Miss Miriam Windle, only daughter of Mr....

Editorial – Slippery Places

11 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 11 January 1941 Slippery Places Then understood I the end of these men; namely, how Thou dost set them...

Montagu Hospital – The Week’s Casualty List

May 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 05 May 1939 Montagu Hospital The Week's Casualty List Admitted cases at the Montagu Hospital during the week have...

Wedding – Hiles & Bentham

January 1960
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 2, 1960 Seen after their wedding at Saint Hilda's Church, Thurnscoe, are Mr Terence Charles Bentham (West Melton) and Miss Vera...

Editorial – Roosevelt’s Resolve (video – Arsenal of Democracy)

4 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Roosevelt's Resolve Mr. Roosevelt has now made' it clear "beyond a per-adventure," as his illustrious predecessor of...

Kilnhurst Theatrical Society – “Jack and the Beanstalk”

January 1960
South Yorkshire Times Saturday, January 2, 1960 Eric Gordon, as the Dame, delivers a blow at George Kirton, as Simon, in a scene from the...

Kilnhurst Theatrical Society – “Jack and the Beanstalk”

January 1960
South Yorkshire Times Saturday, January 2, 1960 Miss M Bamford (Jack) and Miss A Edwards (Marigold) seen before the performance of "Jack and the Beanstalk,"...

Last Year’s Tale of Tragedy – A Diary of Inquests.

January 1930
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 03 January 1930 Last Year's Tale of Tragedy. A Diary of Inquests.  January 7—Suicide of Consiboro’ saddler, Philip Elmhurst, by...

Killed By Haulage – Unexplained Accident – Found Under “Tub”

July 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 12 July 1929 Killed By Haulage Unexplained Accident at Kilnhurst Found Under "Tub" How James Preston (24) haulage hand,...

Diary of Local History in 1929 – Quarter 4 – October to December

January 1930
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 03 January 1930 Local History in 1929. A Diary of Outstanding Events - the Year Reviewed. Diary of the Year. October. 1—Public...

“Top End.” – Closing of Swinton Common Pit

January 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 25 January 1929 "Top End." Closing of Swinton Common Pit. Some Recollections. With the closing of the Swinton Common...

Diary of Local History in 1929 – Quarter 3 – July to September

January 1930
Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 03 January 1930 Local History in 1929. A Diary of Outstanding Events – the Year Reviewed. Diary of the Yar. July 6- West...

Co-operative Society – Quarterly Meeting

November 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 15 November 1929 Co-operative Society. The quarterly meeting of the Kilnhurst Co-operative Society was held on Saturday. Mr A...

Accident.

November 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 15 November 1929 Accident. WhiIe walking to school on Wednesday about 1.15 p.m., Riley Burkinshaw, the five-year-old son of Mr....

Armistice Service

November 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 15 November 1929 Armistice Service The Armistice service was held at the Parish Church on Sunday morning. Prior to the...

Vanished History. – The “Bristol” Boom – A Tale of Two Centuries.

November 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 15 November 1929 Vanished History. The "Bristol" Boom A Tale of Two Centuries. The last link with one of...

Alleged Shooting Affray – Kilnhurst Boy Chased

September 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 20 September 1929 Alleged Shooting Affray. Kilnhurst Boy Chased. Whinney Hill Youth Committed For Trial. William Williams, 18, an...

Friends in Need – Lost Horse Replaced

October 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 11 October 1929 Friends In Need. The subscription list which was opened recently for the benefit of Randall Wilson. of...

Kilnhurst Harvest Festival.

October 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 18 October 1929 Kilnhurst Harvest Festival. The harvest Festival at the Kilnhurst Wesleyan Church was celebrated on Sunday, the...

Children’s Police Court – A Kilnhurst Incident.

October 1929
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 18 October 1929 Children's Police Court. A Kilnhurst Incident. An eight-year-old Kilnhurst boy was at Rotherham (West Riding) children’s...