The Denaby Slander Action – Lady Mabel Sued

July 1920

In 1920 The Denaby Colliery Company sued Lady Mabel Smith over remarks she had made at a lecture to the Workers Educational Assocation. The Mexborough Times narrated the case in over 10,500 words. It provides us with a fascinatinginsightof conditions in Denaby at thattime. We have reproduced the transcript in chronological order: The Denaby Slander Case

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