Marconigrams – July 22nd, 1922

July 1922

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 22 July 1922


The Bank rate has been reduced to 3%.

It has been decided not to hold the Wath chrysanthemum Show this year.

92 old age pension granted in Mexborough and Swinton last year.

The Manvers Main officials and clerical staff are holding their annual excursion, which is to Scarborough today (Saturday).

The Mexborough and District Teachers Association are holding their annual summer meeting at Barnburgh today (Saturday).

The breadmaking competitions at the Mexborough and Swinton agricultural show on Thursday, August 3, are exciting great interest among local householders.

The Reverend J.E.Revington, rector of Thurnscoe, former Vicar of Wentworth announces that owing to an exchange of livings he will be leaving shortly.

Scenes from “A Midsummer Nights Dream” were given by children of Adwick Road School, Mexborough, this week, during a demonstration to parents.

An important daily Mexborough property is announced, as a result of which the whole of the Mexborough estate of the late Mr Abraham Lee, including the arcade property, will shortly pass into other hands.

Owing to lack of public support, it is clear that the brush factory at Kilnhurst, organised and capitalised by Mr George Baker in the interests of ex-service men, will have to be closed, unless there is an early improvement in the volume of orders.

Swinton Summer fête next Thursday in the Swinton Vicar’s Field (entrances from Bolton Road and Church Street), flower and vegetable show, sports, Punch and Judy, sideshows, conjuring, games, dancing, bass command, eight hours entertainment. Admission: sixpence.