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December 1967

1967 – December

Labourer receives Life Sentence, Family’s new life in Australia, Debate about God, Wrestling at Welfare, Nativity Plays at St Albans & Balby street, Xmas Events for Pensioners., Dinners for Mothers & Cricketers, United knocked out of Cups

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December 1957

1957 – December

R.A.F. home from Cyprus troubles, Navy Officer Cadet proposes by telephone over Atlantic, Road Safety at Schools, with ‘talking beacon’ Party for over 80’s, Christmas Fayre at Epworth Hall, and events at Salvation Army, Athletic Club and Rowena

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December 1947

1947 – December

Grandparents in Denaby burlesque pantomime, Food parcels from Australia, Conisbrough girl returns from Palestine, National Savings, Doctor’s reprieve, New Ferryboat, Hospital dispute, United’s good month, includes £750 bonus, and good wins over Peterbrough and Ollerton

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December 1937

1937 – December

Miners back dated pay rise, Pension scheme example to British Industry, Retiring Midwife & Bag Muck Strike desperation, Convalescent home closing, Headmistress retiring, Parents at Camp Fire, Water at Old Denaby, Massarella to Wednesday

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December 1927

1927 – December

United in First Round, Dearne Valley Trade Review, Orchestral Society acclaimed, ‘Paradise’ paying fields for Denaby, New Ford car, Bus Conductress fined, Lodger imprisoned for assault, Rainbow Bridge, Pension scheme celebrated, VC at Khyber Pass

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December 1917

1917 – December

More Casualties, include 17, 19 and 20 year olds, well known footballer and father of two, Gas poisoning killed another & left one in hospital, Military Medals and Serbian Samaritan Cross awarded, The Immigrant at Palace, Lady bell ringers, Cantata and football on Christmas day

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December 1907

1907- December

Another Major Fire on Xmas Eve, Castle Farm Stack Yard blaze with £1,000 of damage, 8 year old and 11 year old receive 6 strokes of Birch for pranks, Burial Scandal but No Hospital Admissions this month , Music and Orchestral Concerts, , United and ‘Cocky’ Bennett’s poem

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December 1897

1500 idle as Shaft breaks – repaired in record time, Parish Council agrees water supply and applies for Urban Powers, but it will take many years before fruition, Conisbro’ Butcher’s domestic Life, Dead Infant, Traction Engine Problems, New Vicar and New Church

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December 1887

Year ends with major fire at Denaby Main Pit, It began early Christmas morning, with men trapped down the pit, afterwards 1,500 men left without work, Woman sued for throwing bowl of water over quarrelsome neighbours, serious Stack fire, another accident at pit

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