1967 – January
Denaby Troubles with Street Brawls, Aeroplane Crash kills Conisbrough businessman, Council helps Cricket Club, Tom Hill Youth Club & Germany, Hairdresser in Office Again, Public Speaking Competition, Sunday School Party & United triumph!
and many thanks to Renata Gorska for helping with the transcription
1957 – January
Two more miners die after roof fall, brother arrested for New Year’s Eve murder of his brother, Loco Fireman sent for trial after fracas, Dances at Denaby, Civic Ball and Conisbrough C.C. at the Empress, Ivanhoe Beard comes Off, Double Decker in Parlour
and many thanks to Elishia Beachill for helping with the transcription
1947 – January
Euphoria grips the area as the Pits are nationalised & ‘Vesting’ day is celebrated, 5000 miners work New Year’s Day for the new National Coal Board, 150 year Coalfield History , Another miners dies, Suicide & Electricity for Prefabs, £500 from QPR for United!
and many thanks to Jack Beachill for helping with the transcription
1937 – January
‘Flu Epedemic claims Denaby Dctor and closes schools, Church produces ‘The Count of Como and Salvation Army ‘Naamans little Maid, Maxwell Wray’s film Career begins with 12 hour day with Marlene Dietrich, Breakdowns at Pits, Dinners, Treats and Weddings>
1926 – December
End of 7 month Coal Strike, Pits return to work, Cadeby Plant renewed, Denaby Scouts new Hall opened by Mrs Leslie, Holiday of a lifetime for Denaby Boy in Oslo, United beat Mexborough to end run of defeats.
1917 – january
Government Measures to get “Slackers” out of Pits, Bursting Shells add to killing toll, Funds for Displaced Belgians, Another Death at Cadeby, Illtreated Wife, Gambling Row, Father Censured and a 8 year old dies after a vain search for doctor
1906 – December
End of Tumulteous Year -Dagnall tried at Assizes, 44 Year Old Woman and 8 Year old boy burned to death in flannelette, Labourer crushed by Coal Train, 52 Miners suspended in Pit Shaft, 3 Days of Snow brings a White World!
1897 – January
Christmas Eve in Conisborough, with 18 butchers ! Mottying, Cruelty to a Pony, Prison for Pawning Clothes & Maintenance arrears, Chip Shop Spice Fish Offence, Postal Facilities & Fire Brigade, Unsafe Lamp, drowned Horse, Rabbit Poachers
1886 – December
Skating on pastures, young man breaks arm falling over a twig, Horrific treatment of Pit Ponies; 4 killed and 12 maimed in 6 months, Horse & Trap Incident outside ‘Grapes’, Another Miner dies after two falls of dirt, Mischievous pit boy prosecuted after pulling Bell wire , School Board prizes and more assaults