Denaby 1919

1919-20 White’s Directory of Sheffield

Denaby Township consists of Denaby Main, Denaby Main Colliery, on the Mexborough and Conisborough road, and old Denaby, a collection of farmhouses, three quarters of a mile West South West from the colliery. It is in Doncaster union, County Court district and petty sessional division and Don Valley division of York.

All Saints, Denaby Main, is an ecclesiastical parish, formed in 1899 out of the parishes of Mexborough and Conisbrough, and is in the rural deanery and archdeaconry of Doncaster and dioceses of Sheffield. The church, consecrated by the Archbishop of York, September 19, 1900, is an edifice in the Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave, chapel, and a baptistry, and affords 500 sittings. The register dates from 1900. The living is a vicarage net yearly value, £310 with residence, in the gift of trustees, and held since 1919 by the reverent Harry Lee, B. A. There is a Roman Catholic Church built in 1898, and dedicated to St Alban, with sittings for 350 persons; a Wesleyan Chapel; a primitive Methodist chapel, erected in 1895, and a Baptist Chapel, erected in 1902. Denaby Main Institute, near the colliery, opened in 1886, and enlarged in 1898, contains reading, recreational and billiard rooms, and an assembly room for lectures etc

The Fullerton Hospital, opened in 1905 at a cost of £3000, on a site given by J. S. H. Fullerton, Esq., D.L., J.P., is situated near Tickhill square, Denaby Main, and asked 12 beds and is supported chiefly by the work people of the Denaby and Cadeby Main Collieries.

John S.H.Fullerton Esq D. L., J. P. is the sole owner and Lord of the manor.

There is a large colliery and here also are the works of the British Westfalite Ltd.

The township, which is on the right bank of the Don, has an area of 1058 acres (including 24 acres of water); rateable value, £21,404, and contained 1,708 inhabitants in 1891 and 2,670 in 1901 and 5,060 in 1911.

Post, M.O.T., and telephonic express delivery office at the cooperative store; John Soar, Jnr postmaster. Letters arrive via Rotherham. No delivery on Sundays. Letters for new Conisbrough and Denaby Main should be addressed Denaby, Rotherham.

Denaby and Cadeby Main Colliery school, built by the colliery company at a cost of £5000, and opened in 1893, will hold upwards of 800 girls and infants.

There is also a boys school adjacent for 4374 scholars

Council school (mixed), situated in Balby Street, built at a cost of about £7000 and opened 30th March 1911, will hold 600 children.

AtOld Denaby is a church school, built about 1870 by the late T.G.Fullerton Esq.

Railway – Great Central Railway. Mexborough is the nearest station to Old Denaby; Conisbrough for Denaby Main and New Conisbrough.

Allaby Rev.Albert E, B.D. (curate of all Saints) The Vicarage

Anthony Thomas Draper, Doncaster Road

Asher John Thomas, pork butcher, Doncaster Road and 18 Strafforth Terrace

Astbury Mrs Mary caretaker Denaby Main Institute

Astbury Mrs Mary Ann shopkeeper (Cramp & A)

BainesStephengreengrocer New Conisborough; Home 42 Tickill Street

Baker Bros bakers New Conisborough

Bateson George Lowfield House, Doncaster Road

Bennett Henry farmer, old Denaby’s work

Berry Alfred Edward millk dealer, 147 Tickhill Street

Berry Mrs Ananurse, 147 Tickhill Street

Berry Mrs Annshopkeeper, 83 Blythe Street

Botterill Mrs Annie shopkeeper, Wadsworth Street

British Westfalite Ltd, explosives manufacturers

George Carew, managing director

Cawton Miss Ada infant schoolmistress, colliery school

Home 88 Tickhill Street

Chadfield Samuel shopkeeper 9 Cliff view

Chiddy police constable

Clarkson Bosdin James confectioner, new Conisborough

Comrades of the great War Inst Thomas Oxley secretary, Rossington Street

Coombes James and Co boot repairers, new Conisborough

Cramp and Astbury shopkeepers, 127 Doncaster Road

Cranidge William Hirst farmer, engine farm, old Denaby

Croft Bros greengrocers, 24 Strafforth Terrace

cruel craft Wilfred confectioner, new Conisborough

Denaby& Cadeby MainColl’s Ltd colliery proprietors and coal merchant’s

&London,Hulll& Brixham

M ajor M.E.W.pope, chairman;

William Henry Chambers, managing director;

George Wilkie secretary

Denaby Main and district civilian rival club

Denaby Main hotel William, manager, new Conisborough

Denaby Main industrial co-op Society Limited and Post Office

J Williamson manager,

Doncaster Rd, Hickleton St and Strafforth Terr

Denaby Main Institute tab William Astbury, secretary and librarian

Dutton Herbert butcher, Doncaster Road

Edwards and Co Draper, Doncaster Road and Strafforth Terrace

Edwards George hardware dealer, new Conisborough

Empire Palace (Denaby) Ltd T.W. Goodison, manager, Doncaster Road

Flatters Fred hairdresser,11 Clifton Street, new Conisborough

Franklin Bert, 5 Strafforth Terrace

Fullerton Hospital Samuel Johnson, sec; Miss Nellie Lunham, housekeeper

Gibbs Mrs Annie confectioner, 48 Braithwell Street

Gibson Henry newsagents, new Conisborough and Doncaster Road

Giles Ernest watchmaker, 28 Strafforth Terrace

Grant Herbert policeman, 96 Doncaster Road

Hadfield Mrs Margaret Ann 96 Doncaster Road

Haigh Walker policeman, 67 Warmsworth Street

Hall Joseph H fishmonger market Hall

Paul William shopkeeper, Doncaster Road and 45 Cliff view

Harrison Arthur stationer, new Conisborough

Harrison Harold Charles agent Denaby and Cadeby Main collieries Ltd

Hodgson John police constable, Strafforth Terrace

Horsefall Mrs Eliza Ann midwife, 52 Ravensfield Street

Jeffcoat John shopkeeper, 45 Blythe Street

Johnson Samuel Sec; district nursing Association & Sec Fullerton Hospital; home 4 Don View Mexborough

Kavanagh Rev Thomas B. St Albans Presbyterian (Catholic)

Kaye Mrs Annie 60 Tickhill Street

Kaye Mrs Annie Elizabeth clerk to Parish Council, the vicarage, old Denaby

Kirby Ernest Draper Strafford Terrace

Lee Alfred milk dealer, the Red House, old Denaby

Lee Rev Harry B.A. vicar, the vicarage

Lister John confectioner, Doncaster Road

Lunam Miss Nellie housekeeper, Fullerton hospital

MacArthur John L.R.C.P.and S.Edin., L.S.P.S.Glas.

Physician and surgeon, Craganour

Makin Thomas clogger, Doncaster Road

Marshall William Watson milliner, 29 Strathforth Terrace

Maypole Dairy company limited butter factors, Strathforth Terrace

Middleton Joseph, hospital porter, 61 Tickhill Street

Millington Mrs Jane shopkeeper Strafford Terrace

Milnes George Henry under manager Denaby Main house, Doncaster Road

Mullins Daniel butcher, new Conisborough

Osborne James boot repairer, 4 Thornhill Street

Parks William Joseph grocer, Doncaster Road

Payne James W Reresby Arms, Doncaster Royal

Peters James stationer, 30 Strafford Terrace

and Scrimshaw buildings Conisborough

Raper William policeman, 84 Balby Street

Redington Anthony shopkeeper, 34 Cliff View

Regan John Thomas cycle dealer 25 Strafforth Terrace

Robinson Ernest Joiner (E and G.L. Robinson)

home: 62 Tickhill Street

Robinsons Ernest & George Luther Joiners Annerley Street

Robinson F. & Co. bootmakers, 23 Strafforth Terrace

Robinson Walter Johnfarmer, Woodside farm, Old Denaby

Rushton Arthur Richard police constable 69 Tickhill Street

Scott Mrs Sarah Ann shopkeeper, 104 Doncaster Road

Scott William farmer, Ivy house farm, Old Denaby

Scrimshaw Walter wholesale fruiterer, Conisborough

Sherratt Arthur shopkeeper, Doncaster Road

Simpkins Mrs Marwood shopkeeper 26 Strafford Terrace and Wood View

Smith Charles cycle dealer, new Conisborough

Smith H Watson manager, Denaby Main colliery

Home: Red House

Stevens Frederick Thomas registrar of births and deaths for Barnbro´ sub district

Stott Harry police constable 39 Bolton Street

Stribly Mrs Sarah midwife, 77 Balby Street

Thompson Arthur shopkeeper, Doncaster Road

Vine Harry hairdresser, Doncaster Road

Wainwright Thomas Arthur hosier, 19 Strafforth Terrace

Walker Mrs Eva C.M.B. midwife, 27 Bolton Street

Ward Walter James chemists, new Conisborough

Watson and son grocers, new Conisborough and Denaby Main

Watson Enoch Watson and son

Webster Mrs Fanny shopkeeper, 93 Doncaster Road

Webster Miss Mabel shopkeeper, 32 Sprotbro´ Street

Wheatly Fred grocer Doncaster Road

Whitaker Jonathan and Co. Ltd pawnbrokers, new Conisborough

Wilkie George secretary Denaby and Cadeby Main collieries Ltd

home: Ellerslie, Doncaster

Wray Herbert Henry pawnbroker, new Conisborough

Wright Mrs Maryanne Draper, 19 and 20 Melton view

Yates Ernest hairdresser, new Conisborough

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