1879

January

January Stories include:

Dispute – Dispute Settled 5% Reduction
Dispute – Letter to Public
Dispute – Opposition to Decision of Council.
Dispute – Settlement of Denaby Dispute.
Dispute – Strike Continues Distress Severe
Dispute – Tommy Tickets
The Denaby Main Miners and the Alleged Robbery of Coal.

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February

February Stories include:

Castle FC – Conisborough Castle v Exchange Brewery
Castle FC – Pamona v Conisborough Castle
Disgraceful Public House Row – Alleged Cannibalism
Matrimonial Quarrel at Conisborough
Temperance Meeting
Threatening the Underviewer

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March

March Stories include:

Forcible Ejections of Miners – Pigs turned Out
Forcible Ejectment of Miners at Denaby
Ivanhoe on the Football Nuisance
Poor Law Act at Conisbrough
Castle FC – Conisborough Castle v Parkwood Springs
Castle FC – General Meeting and Challenge Cup

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April

April Stories include:

Band of Hope at Temperance Society
Commital for Three Months
Good Friday at Conisborough – 20,000 People Present
Good Friday Disorder – Alleged Assault
Good Friday Disorder – Refusing to Quit
Weslyan Sabbath School Anniversary

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May

May Stories include:

Conisborough Castle Football Club
Conisborough Cricket Engagements
Denaby Cricket Club
Juveniles Single Wicket Match
Miners Association 500 – Attend Public Tea
Permitting Drunkedness at Conisborough
Pitch & Toss Playing at Denaby – The Use of a Wife
Refusal to Quit – Serial Offender
Robbery from a Butcher’s Shop at Denaby
Conisborough CC – Conisbrough 92 for 5 Rawmarsh Church 29
Conisborough CC – Mexborough 88 Conisborough 46
Denaby Main – Denaby 15 Mexborough 101 – Poor Batting Display
Denaby Main – Kilnhurst 72 for 4 Denaby Main 53

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June

June Stories include:

Meeting of the Gas Company
Sale of Work and Fancy Articles – Lady Milton attends

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July

July Stories include:

An Old Offender
Cricket – Conisborough C.C.
Joseph Griffiths – Fell from Gangway
Kelly v Thompson – Runaway Boy
Proposed Reduction of 10% – Mechanics Quit
Proposed Reduction of Wages at Denaby Main Colliery
Row between Married Women at Denaby
Treat to Tenants

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August

August Stories include:

Church of England Temperance Trip
Fatal Accident at Denaby Main Crossing
Light v Darkness – Gas Lights on Station Road
Meeting of School Board – Candidates for New Clerk

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September

September Stories include:

Cricket – Denaby Main C.C.
George Venables – Fatal Accident at Denaby Colliery
Miners Permanent Relief Fund
Pugilistic Waiter at Denaby

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October

October Stories include:

Alarming outbursts of gas at Denaby Main colliery.
Breach of Rules at Denaby Main – Tobacco and Matches
Conisborough 1 Thornhill 4
Conisborough 5 Doncaster GNR 0 – Conisbro’ Challenge Cup
Conisborough School Board – New Schoolmistress – Sewing Success
Single Cricket Match – All England Player Defeated
Temperance Lecture – Beware of Pickpockets
Threatened Neighbour for withholding Sweep Money

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November

November Stories include:

Attack on Conisborough Glass Blowers – Full Story
Attack on Conisborough Glass Blowers – Magistrates Court
Charge against Conisborough Contractor – No Signalman

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December

December Stories include:

Breaking a Man’s Nose – Conisborough Glassblower
Conisborough 1 Lunar Rovers 2
Entertainment by 100 Children at the Board School
Missionary Sermons – Thorough Success
Pictorial Diorama at Denaby

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