Conisborough Boy’s Amazing Strength – Six-Inch Nails Bent

February 1930

Sheffield Independent – Saturday 01 February 1930

Six-Inch Nails Bent

Conisborough Boy’s Amazing Strength

Extraordinary feats of strength are being displayed by a 17-year-old Conisborough lad, Ellis Ashurst, Braithwell street.

He is member the Mexborough School of Health.

Although only 5ft. in height and 7st 6lb. in weight, he is able to lift 130 lb. over his head and to bend and break 6in. nails

He issues challenge to meet anyone  in the county at his age either weight lifting or wrestling.