1907

January

In January 1907 the Conisborough Cricket Club Ball was another successful event
Good news for Dagnall too as his sentence is reduced to life imprisonment
A Conisborough Shopbreaker gets penal servitude and a Denaby man is found drowned after a all day drinking session
There’s a sad homecoming for a young Denaby woman as she dies suddenly with heart problems
We hear amusing stories of Women prominent at football matches
and the Conisborough Donkey racers who were fined for furious driving – at 10 miles per hour !

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February

In February 1907 there were several accidents and fatalities at the Pits
52 Miners were suspended for two hours in the Cage and a Collier struck by a piece of coal at Cadeby and more accidents in the ‘old pit’ at Denaby Main
Councillor Baker makes the headlines again, this time assaulting a Licensee on the Conisborough to Doncaster train
Denaby Main enjoys Operatic Success with the ‘Mandarin’
The owners take the Northcliffe footpath to the High Court and gain their injunction against trespassers
The Appleyard dynasty continues despite the retirement of George Appleyard
The ladies hold a Giant Tea with musical honours and attended by 600 people
and United put 7 past Lincoln City

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March

There was much industrial news in March 1907 as the Pits claimed two more lives
with a Wagon Counter dying in unexplained circumstances and a fall of Roof claiming another miner
There were pit offences as a Trammer is prosecuted and, a deputy summoned for not reporting a gas build up
and there’s another case of cruelty to a Pit Pony and more accidents and a rise in drunkenness
We include a lecture on Pit Ponies which relates some of their history
The Parish Council elections are in the news with Mr Baker coming under more attack
A music concert at Denaby includes 5 great selections which we have included videos
and United have an indifferent month and a lucky win at Rotherham County

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April

In April 1907 the Council had a new Chairman – Mr Henry Baker who had caused much disruption in the past was now in charge !
Two Wedding Celebrations are in the News and from one some of the participants are sent to the Assizes
There’s Child thieves and Coal thefts and Damage to a field and a preview of Denaby & Cadeby cricket prospects
Denaby Dramatics put on Ali Ba Ba
While United have another good month
and are challenging Mexborough

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