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Deaf Man Killed By Train – Tragedy While Taking Dog For Walk

January 1939
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Thursday 05 January 1939 Deaf Man Killed By Train Tragedy While Taking Dog For Walk A verdict of Accidental death was...

Kilnhurst Ferry Provides Short Cut for Horses

January 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 27, 2019 Heavy rain or snow are serious for Mr James William Smith, of Ferry House, Kilnhurst, for they bring...

Houses for The Asking – But Slum Dwellers Decline to Move

January 1939
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Saturday 07 January 1939 Houses for The Asking But Slum Dwellers Decline to Move Thirty new houses which have been vacant...

A.R.P. Successes 

January 1939
Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Wednesday 25 January 1939 A.R.P. Successes  When Swinton Urban Council found difficulty’ in rallying women volunteers to the A.R.P. service last September,...

Floods Might Have Been Worse – Agricultural Land Mainly Affected

January 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times January 20, 1939 Floods in South Yorkshire Might Have Been Worse Agricultural Land Mainly Affected Don Bursts Its Banks Melting snow in the higher...

Snow, Ice, Fog and Floods in South Yorkshire

January 1939
Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 03 January 1939 Winter Again Cuts Off Northern Villages Flooding Threat in Sheffield Area Blizzards swept the North of England...