1885

Startling Conditions – Overcrowding and Infection


Conisboro’ Parish Church – Christmas and New Year Services


Conisboro’ Wesleyan Sunday School – Annual Tea and Soiree


Outbreak of Smallpox at Denaby


The Fruits of Leaving the Teetotal Band


Dispute Cause – Proposed Revision of Price at Denaby Main Colliery – Men given Notice


Dispute Cause – Meeting Of The Miners – Men unanimously oppose Reduction


Dispute Week 1 – Bringing Out the Tools


Dispute Week 1 – Meeting with W.H. Chambers


Dispute Week 1- The Strike Begins


Dispute Week 2 – Distress amongs Miners


Dispute Week 2 – Employers View – Colliery Guardian


Dispute Week 3 – Distress from Cold, Hunger and Disease


Dispute Week 3 – Impending Evictions – Outbreak of Smallpox


Dispute Week 3 – Letter from Pope – Delegation to meet


Dispute Week 3 – Unsuccessful Attempt To Settle The Difficulty


Dispute Week 4 – Meeting of Miners – Nothing more to add


Dispute Week 5 – Latest News


Dispute Week 5 – Miners Weeting – Distribution of Bread – Black Sheep – Small Pox


Setting Fire to a Stack


Denaby Collier Enjoying Himself


Denaby Miners and the Doncaster Corporation – Guildhall Refused


Entertainment for Cricket Club at Conisbrough


Highway offence


Dispute 06 – February 6th – More Smallpox Cases


Dispute 07 – February 13th – Dispute into Sixth Week


Dispute 09 – February 27th – Meeting & Calculation of Proposed Reduction


Denaby Utd – Lincoln 0 Denaby Utd 2


Doughty Denaby


Dispute – March 6th – Dispute now 2 Months – Attempt to Re Open Pit


Dispute – March 13th – Ejection Notices Issued


Dispute – March 13th – Meeting with Buckingham Pope


Dispute – March 20th – Application for Ejectment Orders


Dispute – March 20th – Alleged intimidation by Denaby Miners


Dispute – March 20th – Ejectment Orders


Dispute – March 27th – Expected Encampment Of Ejected Families


Dispute – March 27th – Alleged Intimidation at Denaby Main (1)


Dispute – March 27th – Alleged Intimidation at Denaby Main (2)


Interesting Presentation at Conisbrough – Mr Shutt


Dispute – April 3rd – Miners Meeting – Dispute with Mr Chappell


Dispute – April 10th – Ministers Distress


Dispute – April 10th – 50 Families Evicted


Dispute – April 17th – 700 Persons Turned Out


Dispute – April 17th – The Aftermath


Dispute – April 24th – Decision to Join Barnsley Association – Stormy Meeting


Dispute – April 24th – Denaby Curate relieves Distress


Dispute – April 24th – Great distress among the Miners


Dispute – April 24th – Meeting with Mr Chambers – Strangers to Start Work


Dispute – April 24th – Mr Chappell answers the Charges


Dispute – April 24th – Miners Demonstration at Brampton Bierlow


Dispute – May 1st – Arrival of New Workmen – Unprecedented Scenes


Dispute – May 1st – Exciting Scenes – Arrival of New Workmen


Dispute – May 8th – Great Distress amongst Families


Dispute – May 8th – No Black Sheep – More Distress


Dispute – May 8th – Question in the Commons


Dispute – May 8th – Sad Scene – More Evictions – The Encampment


Dispute – May 15th a – Arrival of New Workmen


Dispute – May 15th b – Looking after the new Workmen


Dispute – May 15th d – Summonses issued for Compelling


Dispute – May 15th e – Deputation Requested


Dispute – May 15th f – Rev T.J. Leslie – Barnsley Association


Dispute – May 15th g – Fresh Batch of Workmen


Dispute – May 15th c – Buckingham Pope in the Daily Telegraph and replies


Dispute – May 15th i – Mr Leslie and the Rotherham Bench


Dispute – May 22nd a – Delegation meets with Mr Pope


Dispute – May 22nd b – Refusal of Employers Terms


Dispute – May 22nd c – More Cornish Workmen


Dispute – May 22nd d – Scene on the River Don


Dispute – May 22nd d – An offer from Mr Pope


Dispute – May 22nd e – Address by Benjamin Pickard


Dispute – May 22nd f – House of Commons question


Dispute – May 22nd g – Probable Closing of the Colliery


Dispute – May 22nd h – The Men and the Proposed Closure


Dispute – May 22nd i – Reply from Mr Burt


Dispute – May 22nd j -Excitement At Denaby – More new Workmen


Dispute – May 22nd k – Rev T.J.Leslie’s Work Continues


Dispute – May 29th a – The Cornishmen go back


Dispute – May 29th b – Another Interview with the Manager


Dispute – May 29th c – Threatened Collapse Of Negotiations


Dispute – May – Correspondance – They all have a say


Denaby Mans Accident to his Skull


Doing Damage to a Wheat field


Drunk and Disorderly at Conisbrough


Game Trespass


Horses Astray


Keeping a Dog without a Licence


Novel Felony – Boy Drank Milk from Cow


Theft of Milk at Conisborough


Whit Monday Procession at Denaby


Dispute – June 5th – Decision to close Pit


Dispute – June 5th – Meeting of the Topmen


Dispute – June 12th – Alleged Intimidation


Dispute – June 12th – Sale of Pit Ponies


Dispute – June 12th – The Relief Fund for the Distressed Families at Denaby Main


Dispute – June 19th – Colliery still recruiting – Ponies out to Grass


Dispute – June 26th – Mexborough Feast – Arrival of new Workmen


Dispute – June 26th – Return of the Staffordshire Men


Conisbrough Assault on the Police


Conisborough Castle – Ecroyd Smith


Conisbrough Feast and its Visitors


Defrauding the Railway Company


Denaby Main Drunkenness


Dispute – July 3rd – New Terms offered by Men


Dispute – July 10th – Arrival of more Staffordshire Men


Dispute – July 10th – Commencement of Disturbances


Dispute – July 17th – Battle of Denaby Main – Desperate Fight – Revolver Shots


Dispute – July 17th – Retreat of the Staffordshire Men


Dispute – July 17th – Gathering of Denaby Main and Staffordshire Miners


Dispute – July 17th – More New Hands – Men Return to Work


Dispute – July 17th – The Disturbances At Denaby Main.


Dispute – July 17th – Rake & Pan system


Dispute – July 17th – Support for Grievances – House of Lord’s Condemnation


Dispute – July 24th – The Riotous Proceedings at Denaby Main


Dispute – July 24th – The Recent Riot at Denaby Main


Dispute – July 24th – Return to Work – History of the Lock Out


Dispute – July 31st – Pit slowly returning to Normal


Dispute – July 31st – The Great Distress of the Evicted Miners at Denaby


A Loving Couple


Alleged Attempted Murder at Sprotborough


Alleged Discovery of Dynamite at Denaby Main


Conisborough Flower Show


Drunkedness


Horses Straying on the Highway


Staffordshire Man in Trouble at Denaby


Unprovoked and Cowardly Assault


Dispute – August 7 – Arrival Of Staffordshire Men


Dispute – August 14 – Meeting of the Denaby Main Miners – Mr Pickard on the situation


Dispute – August 14 – Mr Chappell Intervenes


Dispute – August 14 – Riots at Denaby Main


Dispute – August 28 – Mr Chappell and the Denaby Miners


Dispute – August 28 – Work at Another Colliery


Damaging Growing Grass


Denaby Main Sunday School Anniversary


Drunkenness – A Stranger Taken in – Drunk on the Highway


Game Trespass – 24 Previous Convictions


Strangers in Doncaster – “Knob sticks” in Trouble


Knocked Insensible Collecting Mushrooms – A Serious Mistake


Quarrels of Denaby Miners – Arguments with Strangers


Two Imposters get Hard Labour


Dispute – Mr Chappell and the South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire Miners Association


Dispute – Mr Pickard on the Situation – Miners Meeting at Mexborough


Embezzlement by Servant


Another Wanderer at Denaby


Conisborough Reading Room


Conisborough School Board – New Girl’s Mistress – Tenders for Partition Wall


Conisborough Wesleyan Chapel Anniversary


Cruelly Ill-Treating a Pony


Floods in South Yorkshire


Inquest at Clifton – Man on Horseback Dies


Man Shot at by a Boy Near Conisborough


Mischievous Boys at Denaby


Mr W. S. Shelley, Doncaster Liberal Candidate


Denaby Main – Mexborough Victoria 2 Denaby 5


Alleged Illegal Sale of Fireworks at Conisborough


Alleged Theft of a Tub at Denaby Main


Alleged Theft of Coat – Carter sent to Assizes


Conisborough School Board – Apology from Liberal Chairman


Conservative Address by the Honourable A.E.G. Hardy – Disorderly Proceedings (picture)


Crowther’s Consulting Chemist


Curious Speech at Conisborough


Licence Offence at Conisborough


Meeting of the Denaby Main Miners last Night


Strike Imminent for Miners of Yorkshire


Unforgiving Neighbour


The Alleged Brutal Assault at Barnburgh


A Horse Drowned in the Don


Conisborough School Board


Conisborough United Brass Band Entertainment (video)


Cowardly Assault on a Denaby Woman


Denaby Main Coal Company v Manchester, Sheffield & Lincs Railway – House of Lords


Drunk and Quarrelsome – A Foolish Trick


Striking a “black sheep” at Denaby Main


Tea and Concert at Old Denaby Mission Room (poem and video)


Valuable Freehold Properties for Sale in Conisborough