Conisborough United F.C.

Denaby Cricket Team

Kilner Bros New Offices – Conisborough Firm’s Enterprise

Sequel to the Denaby Romance.


Fire Tragedies at Denaby

Death of An Old Denaby Octogenarian – A Life Spent In The Soil.

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough and Its Fire Brigade

Miners Unsuccessful Claims


Salvation Army Children’s Treat

Conisboro’ Notes – Low Road Water Problems

Crime and Courts

A Life of Crime.

Claim for Hire of a Piano

Colliery Prosecutions at Doncaster

Bicycle Thief.

‘Borrowing” At Balby.

Conisbro’ Youth Sent To a Reformatory


Conisborough’s Famous “Annual.” – A Brilliant Spectacle but Reduced Attendance.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3  Mexborough 2 – Denaby Defeat Mexborough Again.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2  Nottingham Forest Rev 1 – Denaby’s Sequence of Victories.

Denaby Utd – Doncaster Rovers 0  Denaby 1 – Lucky at Doncaster

Denaby Utd – Denaby 5 Leeds City Reserve 1 – Denaby Overwhelm Leeds

Conisborough United Football Team – Leaders of the South Yorkshire League

Denaby Utd – Results to January 1908

Denaby Utd – Midland League Table

Skating Frost and Sunshine – Pastures Popular Venue


Centenarian Dies Of Old Age – Unique Figure – John M. Brammer (picture)

Death of an Old CheckWeighman – Founder of Local Trades Unionism.


Denaby’s Monstre Tea – Annual Effort – Glee Singers Concert (videos)

Brewster Sessions. – Colliery Company and Their Employees

Blizzard Sweeps The Country – Waggonette Overturned

Crime and Courts

Curious Cadeby Colliery Case – A Punctured Gauze

Lazy Pony Drivers at the Denaby Colliery – Sliding Home

Master and Servant Action At Doncaster

Theft of a Cycle at Conisborough Rotherham Man Sent to Gaol

Brutal Miner – Savage Attack in Denaby Pit


Denaby Utd – Rotherham Town 1  Denaby 2 – Blow Struck For Championship                                      

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Chesterfield 1 – Ninth Successive Victory


Assault at the Denaby Colliery


Denaby Utd – Grimsby Town Res 1  Denaby United 1 – Draw at Grimsby

Trip to Grimsby – Denaby Draw & Others Matters Incident Thereto

Denaby Utd – Denaby 5  Doncaster Rovers 2 – Return to Victory

Denaby Utd – New Centre Forward For Denaby

Midland League Table

Midland League Results


Outbreak Of Fire – Dressing-Room Attacked Fire Brigade’s ” Soft Job.”

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough Man Killed at Cadeby

Denaby Driver’s Death – Crushed By a Fall of Roof.

Compensation Claims – Denaby Pony Driver’s Neglect.

Glass Workers Presentation to District Secretary (picture)

Crime and Courts

Conisborough Squabble – Visit To His Mother-In-Law

Denaby Colliery Proprietors Sued.


Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Grimsby 0 – Denaby Thrash Grimsby.

Denaby Utd – Wath Ath 3 Denaby Res 0

Nimrod of Denaby.

Denaby Player’s Benefit Match.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Grantham Avenue 0

Denaby Utd – Barnsley Reserves 2 Denaby 0 – Defeated – After Four Months

Denaby Utd – Nottingham Forest Reserve 1 Denaby 2

Denaby United Results – March 1908


Denaby Utd – Gainsborough Trin Res 3 Denaby 1 – Gainsbro’ Too Good.

Midland League Table – March 1908


Fire at Oil Works

Industry and Commerce

Conisbro’ Bricklayer’s Death at Cadeby Colliery.

Funeral of Walter Bennett

How Bennett Died. A Ten Ton Stone. The Inquest.


Children’s Concert

Crime and Courts

Protecting The Horses.

Protecting The Horses.


Denaby Utd – Lincoln City Reserve 0 Denaby 1

Leeds City Reserves 0, Denaby United 0 – Only a Draw Against a Weak Leeds Team

New Player For Denaby.

A Famous International – Walter Bennett Killed – Tragic End of a Brilliant Career

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Rotherham Town 2 – The Home Record Gone

Sheffield United’s Action

Denaby Utd – Newark 4 Denaby United 4 – Denaby’s bad patch

The Bennetts – A Football Family.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Hull City Reserve 1 – Fine Game at Denaby

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Sheffield United Reserve 0 – Championship In Sight.

Denaby Utd – United Reserves – Poem

Denaby Utd – Bradford City Reserves 1 Denaby 2

Denaby United 2 Bradford City Res. 2 – Another Draw

Denaby Players For Glossop.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 5 Newark 1 – Denaby’s Fine Finish.

Denaby Utd – Results, Scorers & Attendances 1907/8


Death of an Old Conisboro’ Resident – Aged Woman’s Fall Downstairs.

Death of 25 Year Old Footballer

Crime and Courts

An Expensive Good Friday Drink

Charge Against Conisborough Milk Dealer – Horse Experts Differ

Conisborough Bookmaker Fined – “Got Broke Over The Lincoln.”

Damaging Safety Lamp

Serious Charge Preferred – Denaby Man in Trouble – Barnsley Girl’s Experience.

Serious Charge – Strange Denaby Case – Man Accused of Assault

Suicide at Conisborough

He Began to Cry.

Outrage at Conisborough – Another Arrest.

Outrage at Conisborough – Assaulted and Left Unconscious.

Outrage – The Strange Story of Strannock – Gagged and Robbed In The Wood.

Singular Denaby Case – Sequel to a Wrestling Bout


Conisbrough Cricketers Convivial – Celebrating a Championship

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 63 Hickleton Main 58 – At Last!

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 93 Wath 116 – Denaby’s Third Defeat

The Midland League

Denaby Departures

Denaby Arrivals

Denaby Utd – Happy Annual Meeting – Past Record and Future Prospects.

Midland League 1907 1908 Final Table


Denaby Corps at Blackpool – Interesting Experiences.

Industry and Commerce

Urban Powers – A Third Attempt ?


Conisborough Castle

Conisborough Notes – Friendly Societies – Local Man Missing

Denaby Notes – Ambulance Corps Returns

Crime and Courts

Allegations Against a Wife – Smoking and Drinking

Conisborough Man Welshed At Doncaster Races

Conisborough Notes – Conisborough Sergeant and The Coppers – Theft By A Lodger

Conisborough Sergeant’s Promotion

Left without Notice at Conisborough

A Denaby Claim

Rough Denaby Customer


Denaby 149 for 2  Rawmarsh 126 – Robinson and Stott In Fine Form.

Denaby 155 for 3 Mexborough 196 for 4 – Struggle Between Two Great Rivals

Denaby 168   Hoyland Silkstone 79 – Denaby Win Again

Mexborough 71 Denaby 106 for 5 – Mexboro’s First Defeat


Accidents – Plate Glass Window Smashed in Thousands of Pieces

Fat In The Fire – Saturday Night Blaze At Conisbro’

The Late Mr. G. Walker, J.P., of Conisborough.

Denaby Miner’s Gallantry

Industry and Commerce

To Close A Trust; Sale  of Houses, Buildings, & Agricultural Land at Conisborough

Pony Drivers Death Pathetic Case At Conisbro .

Small Splinter Causes Miner’s Death


Conisborough Show – Encouragement To Local Farmers.

Crime and Courts

Curious Denaby Case – Contractor’s Domestic Affairs – Four Hours’ Hearing.

Asleep on the Station Platform – Denaby Miner Assaults His Disturber.

Conisbro’ Men In Trouble – Wanted Cheap Drinks.

Hard Labour for Highway Robbers


Denaby 131 for 7  Stairfoot 47 for 6 – Young “Billy” Smith Scores 74

Denaby and District 113 Mr. G. S. Marple’s Derbshire Xi. 100 – Victory of The District Team.

District Cricket Jottings.


Tramps Death in a Culvert – Pathetic Case at Mexborough’

Industry and Commerce

Denaby Miners’ Sad Death


Denaby Hospital Sunday

Crime and Courts

Denaby Main Romance – Bench Reversed Previous Decision.

Extraordinary Scene in Court – Tussle Between Solicitors.

After Pleasure Comes Pain

Reckless Colliers at Denaby

Street Betting Convictions at Doncaster.

A Violent Trio – Constable’s Teeth Knocked Out.


Denaby 149   Mitchells 132 for 4

Denaby 227 for 3 wkts  Rotherham 75 – A Robinson 100 not out

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 107 for 6 Rawmarsh 100

Denaby Cricket Team (picture)

Denaby United Football Club Sports Day


Horse Sensation

Denaby Miner Missing.


Typhoid at Denaby

Conisbrough Notes – Lowfield Junction – Oil Mills – Crackers – Epidemics

Denaby Notes – Cruelty Warning – Till the Races – Back from Canada – Harvest Festivals

Doncaster Races – Sheffield to Mexboro’ by Tram & Walk for Train from Conisbro’

Crime and Courts

A Parent’s Despair, Incorrigible Denaby Boy.

Cruelty To A Pit Pony – Denaby Driver Sent To Prison.

Raid on an Orchard

Assault at Conisborough – Alma Inn Landlord and Son

A Violent Trio – Constable’s Teeth Knocked Out.

Adding Insult to Injury – Constable Kicked and his Whistle Stolen

Assaulting the Police at Denaby

Assaults at Denaby


Denaby & Cadeby – Wombwell Main 151 for 9  Denaby 77 for 4 – Denaby Draw

Medals For Denaby Players

Denaby Utd – Doncaster Rovers 1 Denaby 2

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Bradford City Res 1

Denaby Utd – Rotherham County 3 Denaby 0

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3  Newark 1

Denaby Utd Results

Midland League Table – September 24th


Denaby Miner Missing.

Emigration to Canada – Strange Experience of Denaby Miners – Wheeliker’s Story

Industry and Commerce

Cadeby Miner Killed.


Conisbrough Castle – A Scene of Scott’s Romance.

Crime and Courts

Brutal Wife Assault at Denaby.

Denaby Main Builder’s Appeal.

Betting At Conisborough – Bookmaker’s Young Clients

Denaby Pit Accident  Sequel – Unable or Unwillingly – Work Offered and Refused

Discharged for Idleness

 Sleepy Passenger

A Doubtful Transaction

Burglary Charge at Rotherham

Conisbro’ Assault Case.

“Driven Off His Dot”


Denaby Utd – Denaby 0 Mexborough 1 – English Cup Tie

Denaby Utd – Worksop Town 0 Denaby 1 – Another Solitary Goal

Denaby Utd – George Padley,Centre Forward (picture)

Denaby Football Players (picture)

Denaby Utd – Results to October 24

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2. Notts County Reserve.1

Midland League Table – October 27, 1908

Industry and Commerce

Amazing Epidemic of Fatal Accidents – Four Colliery Disasters & Two Drowning Cases

Crushed By Runaway Tubs – How Did The Accident Happen?

Denaby Miner Killed.

Gigantic Fall of Roof – Driver Crushed To Death – Heroic Rescue by Deputy.

Sweeping Up the Pit – Claim Against the Denaby  Company.

Crime and Courts

Denaby Miner Seriously Assaults his  Wife

Big Blaze at Conisboro’. – Saw Mills Completely Gutted – Proprietor’s Son Charged With Arson.

Conisboro’ Councillor Charge of Permitting Drunkenness

Damage to Grass at Conisbrough

Mail Driver and His Horse.

The Conisboro’ Saw Mills Fire – Hearing of the Arson Charge – Harold Booth Committed For Trial.

Despicable Theft by Cadeby Pony Driver – Steals Watch From His Injured Mate

Mexborough Hooligans – I’m Done—Stick To Him

Serious Charge against Denaby Man – Alleged Unlawful Wounding


Denaby Utd – Lincoln City 1 Denaby 0 – Denaby Just Beaten.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 6  Nottingham Forest Reserve 1 – Denaby Overwhelm Forest Reserve.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3  Sheffield United Reserve 0 – Denaby Going Strong.

Denaby Utd – Results – November 1908

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Barnsley Reserve 0 – Denaby Again !

Midland League Table – November 30th 1908


Denaby Burning Victims – A Sad Sequence

Oldest Inhabitant in the District (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Colliery Pay Sheds – A Denaby Departure – Convenience for Colliers.

Local Railway Improvements – Railway Crossing To Be Removed -New Road & Bridge.

Crime and Courts

Conisboro’ Porter’s Discovery.

Matches in the Pit at Denaby

Denaby Miner’s Impudent Theft – Steals His Mates Clothing

Assault Charge from Conisborough


Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Leeds Reserve 0

Denaby United 3 Mexborough Town 0

Denaby Utd – Hull City Reserve 1  Denaby United 0 – Denaby’s Narrow Defeat.

Midland League Results to December 1908

Midland League Table