The Worst Village in England

1899 Fatal Explosion at Denaby Main


Fatal Mishap to a Somnambulist

Sad Effects of Drink.

Industry and Commerce

Conisbro’ Parish Council

Conisborough Parish Council


Conisbro’ Parish Church Annual Tea & Concert

Crime and Courts

A Wife’s Maintenance

Singular Domestic Squabble.

Attempt To Wreck a Train At Conisbro’.

Discontented Farm Labourers.

“Raffling” At Christmas.

The Removal of Pigs.

Would Be Train Wrecker at Conisborough

Working Unfit Horse At Mexborough.

Alleged Bicycle Theft.

A Troublesome Customer.


Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Ecclesfield 0


Great War Remembered – Herbert Mennell Rutter – School Years

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough’s Urban Powers Application – Conclusion of the Inquiry.

Conisborough’s Struggle For Self-Government – Local Government Board Inquiry

Conisbrough’s Application for Urban Powers – Second Day’s Proceedings.

Crime and Courts

Attack On Wife At Conisbro’

Neglect of Family.

A Gang of Gamblers.

A Goalkeeper in Trouble. (picture)

Breach of Colliery Rules.

Suicide at Conisborough.

Felony at Conisbro’

Shop-Breaking at New Denaby.


Coal Merchant Bankrupt repays Debts

Industry and Commerce

Fatal Accident at Cadeby Main Colliery.

Fatal Accident At Denaby.

The Fire at Cadeby Main Colliery – Death of Another Victim – The Inquest.

Conisbro’ Parish Council – Storm Damage – Allotments & Fire False Alarm

Liberalism in The Doncaster Division – Mr, Black at Conisborough.


Oddfellows’ Demonstration at Conisbro’.

Conisbro’ School Board.

Crime and Courts

Domestic Troubles at Conisbro’.

A Conisbrough Firm Summoned

Breach of Colliery Rules at Denaby.

Lamp Offence

Railway Officials and Passengers.

The Birch for Conisborough Boys.

Rough Party at Doncaster Railway Station.

Sequel to Prize Fight Near Mexboro’ – A Police Officers Stern Chase.

Denaby C.C. – Tea Concert

Denaby Main Orchestral Society


Fire at Denaby Main.

Industry and Commerce

Fatal Accident at Denaby Main Colliery


The First Vicar of Denaby Main.

Concert at Denaby Main.

Crime and Courts

Claim Against the Denaby Main Colliery Company

Suicide at Conisborough


Found Drowned At Mexboro’.

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough and Urban Powers – Denied


A New Church at Denaby Main

Crime and Courts

Alleged Arson at Denaby.

Nice Haul at Conisborough.

Street Betting At New Conisborough – Bookmaker Fined.

Drowning at Conisborough

Suicide at Consborough.

Swinton Fowl Stealing Case.

A Scene at Conisbro’.

Fighting At Conisbro’.

Serious Affray at Doncaster – The Bench and the Bar.


Conisbro’  34  Swinton 36 for 8

Conisbro’ 39 Balby  108 for 8

Hope Glass Works 63 For 4  Conisborough 60

Wath  110  Conisbro’  47


Fatal Accident at Conisbro’ Glass Works.

Fatal Paraffin Lamp Explosion at Denaby – Juryman Criticises Coroner.

Industry and Commerce

Run Over By Railway Waggon at Conisborough.

A Burial Question at Conisbro’.

Conisbro’ and Urban Powers

Crime and Courts

A Denaby Miner Sent To Prison.

A Reminder of the Lock-Out in the Coal Trade

Negligent Pony Drivers.

Desperate Suicide of a Woman at Mexboro’ – Exciting Scene in the Canal.

Boys Steel Tobacco at Doncaster.

An Affray at Conisbro’.

An Assault at Conisborough

Violent Customer at New Conisborough.


Balby 35  Conisbro’ 59

Conisborough   38 for 8  Wath  37


Conisborough Notes – Obituary – John Downing

Industry and Commerce

Denaby Main Co-Operative Society.

Conisbro’ Parish.

West Riding County Council – The Conisbro’ Application for Urban Powers.


Conisborough Hospital Sunday.

Conisbro’ School Board Election – Liberal Victory.

Conisbrough Notes – Excursions

Crime and Courts

Straying Cows at Conisbro’

A Rough Customer at Conisbro’


Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 146 for 5  Aldwarke Park 47

Conisborough Cricket Club Sports.


Boy Drowned at Denaby Main

Industry and Commerce

Fatal Accident at Denaby Main.

South Yorkshire Collieries and the Hull Coal Trade

Crime and Courts

Maintaining A Father.

A Fatality at Denaby Main.

A Troublesome Smoker on The Line.

Matches Into The Denaby Pit.

Refusing To Quit At Denaby.

Forfeit of Bond

Savage Assault at Conisborough.

Unruly Customers at Conisborough.


Swinton 120   Denaby  79 for 6


Accident at Conisbro’ Saw Mills.

Industry and Commerce

Institution of Mining Engineers – Visit to Cadeby Main Colliery.

Crime and Courts

After The Wedding At Conisbro’.

An Unhappy Marriage.

After the Rabbits at Melton.

Damage to Haystack At Denaby.

Gambling On Doncaster Racecourse.

He Lost His Ticket.

Singing in a Railway Carriage.

Sudden Termination of a Prize-Fight At Conisbro’

Vaccination Cases.

Alleged Theft from Conisbro’ Station


Roundell Street 3 Denaby Main 3

Local Football Scores

Conisborough  3 Hallam 0


A Denaby Burning Case

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough’s Struggle for Self-Government – Another Scheme to Be Submitted

Conisbro’ Parish Council


Conisborough School Board.

Crime and Courts

A Denaby Barman and his Hosepipe

Cruelty to Sheep

Lost His Ticket and Threatened with a Knife

Wilful Damage to Haystack

Sad Suicide of a Professional Cricketer


Conisbro’ St. Peter’s 3 Roundel 1

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Sheffield Club 1

Denaby Utd – Sheffield Club 0 Denaby 1 – English Cup Replay

Denaby Utd – Denaby 6  Hallam 2

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Mexboro’ 1 – English Cup

Conisborough St. Peter’s 1  Kimberworth 3

 Treeton 0 Denaby United 1

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Hunslet 2 – English Cup


Chapel Work At Denaby.

The Worst Village in England

The Worst Village in England – Certainly not!

The Worst Village in England – Eastern Morning News

The Worst Village in England – Hull Daily Mail

The Worst Village in England – Mexboro’ Trades Council Annual Dinner

The Worst Village in England – Mr William Parrott

The Worst Village in England – Westminster Gazette and Others

Crime and Courts

Box of Matches in Possession

Selling Drink to Children.

Visiting Small-Pox Patients.

Theft and Drink.


Denaby Utd – Hunslet 1 Denaby1.

Denaby Utd – Hunslet 1 Denaby 1 – Third Qualifying Round – Replayed

Denaby Utd – Hunslet 4 Denaby 3

Conisbro’ St. Peter’s 3  Montrose Works 2


Shocking Affair at Conisborough – Father Killed In Sight Of Reservist Sons.

The Shocking Fatality at Conisborough.

A Denaby Girl’s Experience.

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough at Christmas


Supplying Drink To Children.

The “Character of Denaby Main”.

Denaby Main – In Search of the Truth

Relief Fund Concert at Conisborough.

Crime and Courts

Neglect at Conisborough.

Conisbro Policeman Assaulted

A Smart Denaby Boy

Big Haul of Gamblers at Conisbro’

Kicking a Denaby Pony

Pony Kicking at Cadeby

The Conduct of Denaby – A Police Court Explanation

Assaulting A Gamekeeper.