1861, September 23, Sheffield Independent
Annual Temperance Gathering at Denaby
Wednesday, September 17 being the day selected for the annual temperance gathering at Denaby, it was celebrated in a field kindly lent by Mr Parkin. The gathering numbered 2000.
During the afternoon a temperance meeting was held on the ground, presided over by John Guest Esq of Rotherham, and addresses were delivered by the Rev John Fisher of Rawmarsh; Mr P Sinclair of Edinburgh; Mr Luke Midgley, of Denaby; and Mrs W.S.Britain, S Hoyland, and J.S.Bartlett of Sheffield.
1861, February 11, Sheffield independent
Elizabeth Robel, an older woman living at Denaby, was fined 6d (2 1/2 p), and ordered to pay costs and damages amounting altogether to 10 s 6d (52 1/2 p), for taking turnips from a field belonging to Mr Luke Story, at Hooton Roberts.