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August 1967

1967 – August

Denaby Ings becomes a Nature Reserve, Wellgate £300,000 project nears completion, Denaby Fancier wins Federation prize, Weddings, Youth Week, Denaby & Cadeby Sports, Indoor League Prizes presented by Alan Simpson, Denaby & Cadeby hold Elsecar to draw and United win first game in higher Division

and many thanks to Renata Gorska for helping with the transcription

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August 1957

1957 – August

1957 August – Cycling Holidays, Tom Hill Youth good in Germany, Scouts Badge of plants in Memorial Park, Butterfly Catching at the Castle, Eltsac Chimney Demolished and note from builders found, Keystone Cops Fire Engine retired, Pit Pony  wins Best Horse  in Dearne Show, Mystery Fountain on Low Road, Benefit Match Ruined

and many thanks to Elishia Beachill for helping with the transcription

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August 1947

1947 – August

1947 August – Major Rail Crash with Conisbrough man aiding the rescue, Accident at 5 Lane Ends with life lost, German POW’s & families receive food and toys, Successful Gymkhana with 3,000 visitors, Good performances from United & Denaby & Cadeby

and many thanks to Jack Beachill for helping with the transcription

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August 1937

1937 – August

Pit Boys Strike sees 1,100 in court and fined, Cadeby Disaster widows have pensions for rest of their lives, Accidents on Clifton Hill and Doncaster Road, Conisboroug is ‘Near Doncaster’ not ‘Near Rotherham,’ St Albans have 1,000 a year to find

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August 1927

1927 – August

 Council struggle with Housing demand, Echoes of past with scalding, birch, miner buried and trap accident with cows, New Vicar welcomed, Teacher in court over Maintenance, Bowls and Tennis Champions, Cricket ends with flourish and United to do better

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September 1917

1917 – September

Seven more casualties, including two 20 year’s old from Conisborough, Old Denaby Airman located after 15 weeks and Mother’s persistence, Medals, Mining Offences, Breach of Contract, Miner gets 3 months hard labour after his baby dies

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August 1907

1907- August 

New Pavilion for Rifle Club, Denaby St John’s week in Blackpool, Snorer reprimanded, Numerous court cases including a Runaway lodger and an Assault in a Train, United have new squad and confidence for season and Army invade Denaby & Cadeby

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August 1897

1897 – August

Courtroom battle when a boy dies at the Pit, Council discuss water & bridge, School Board review Inspector’s visit & a deaf dumb child, Miners go to Hull & Liverpool, Stone laid for New Catholic Church, Music from Wesleyan Anniversary & Sprotborough Hall visit, Accidents, Assaults and Drowning

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September 1887

1887 – September

Story of the train that didn’t stop at Conisborough and the Hexthorpe disaster in St Leger week, Narrow escape from Cage dashed to pieces, Fashionable Wedding and New Wesleyan Ministers, ‘Moonlight Flit’,Suicides, Thefts and Mushrooming

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