1928 Quarter 1


Remarkable Spectacle on Sheffield Road.

Weather and Horses

Industry and Commerce

Nancy Crawshaw’s Crag – Famous Landmark to be Blown Up.

The Rock of Justice Surveyor in Quandary – Council & Union Labour


A New Venture – Denaby Church Players (picture)

Church Players – Three One-Act Plays At Denaby – Promising Debut.

Pebbles in Collection

Crime and Courts

Conisboro’ Vagrancy Problem.

Denaby Incident – Stern Reproof for a ‘Welfare’ Trustee

Straying Ponies – Footprints in the Snow.

Shop-Lifting – Conisboro’ Woman Warned.

Affray in Wood -Shots at Keepers by Alleged Poachers – Four Men Charged.


Denaby Utd – Mansfield 3, Denaby 1 – Denaby Unlucky.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Mansfield Town 2


Denaby Utd – Grantham 2, Denaby 1 – Hard Going at Grantham.

Another Local in the Professional Ranks – Clarence Bisby (Notts County)

Conisboro’ 0, Kilnhurst 0 – Mexboro’ League.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 0, Boston Town 0 – The Mud Wins.

Midland League – January 1928


Drowned Boy’s Thought For Younger Brother

Sad Accident at Conisboro’ Cliff – Killed By Train

Typist Killed – Knocked Down by Train at Butterbusk.

Industry and Commerce

Over-Zealous Denaby Boy Killed on Eve of Enlistment.

Prospects of the Denaby Coal Group – Pulverised Fuel.

Editorial – Denaby Baths

Future of the “Welfare” Baths – Relief from Rates – Trustees’ Request.


Launch of “Tashy”

Crime and Courts

A Former Husband – Denaby Wife’s Status Challenged.

An Unhappy Denaby Union

Widow Sued – Caustic Comment in Conisboro’ Case

“Welfare ” Club Warning – Illegal Supply Of Liquor.

Conisboro’ Man in Trouble at Southport – Alleged Fraud.

Conisborough Man Sentenced at Southport – A Useless Cheque


Principals at Denaby Have to Go to Hospital for Treatment.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1, Notts County Res 0 – A Reorganised Denaby, Winger’s Promise

Denaby Utd – York City 3 Denaby 1 – United Finish Weakly at York.

Denaby Utd – Worksop Town 2 Denaby 4 – Smart Work at Worksop (picture)

Denaby Utd – Denaby 6  Heanor Town 2 – Heanor Vanquished without

Denaby Utd – Nottingham Forest Res 2  Denaby 0


Denaby Utd – Lincoln City Res 4 Denaby 1 -Fine Defensive Work

Denaby Utd – Results to February 1928

Midland League Tables – February 1928


How Denaby Woman Met her Death – Simple Accident in The Snow

Industry and Commerce

Denaby Youth who Lived for Nine Years with a Broken Back

Conisboro’ Council – Role of Oliver Twist – Unemployed Problem

Conisboro’ Engineering Problem (picture)

Crime and Courts

Local Epidemic Of Burglaries – Denaby Men Charged – Mexboro’ Scuffle.


Boxing at Denaby (picture)

Conisboro’ Cricket Club – Some Losses: Two Needs -Improved Finance.

Cricket – Outlook of the Clubs – Denaby – Shortened Programme.

Denaby’s New Forward (picture)


Thurnscoe St. Hilda 7, Conisboro’ 2 – Conisboro’ Swamped. (picture)

 Barnsley Y.M.C.A. 4, Denaby Junior 2 (picture)

Conisborough Halfback For Tottenham (picture)

Denaby Church 6. Denaby P.M 2 – Good Halves. (picture)

Denaby Rovers 7 Newhill 0 – Bold Challengers (picture)

Denaby Utd – Ilkeston 0, Denaby 2 – Too Clever For Ilkeston.

Grimethorpe R.C. 1, Denaby Junior 7 – Victorious Seven Goals Away (picture)

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3, Loughboro’ 0 – Three For Kelly

Denaby Utd – Lincoln City Res 4 Denaby 1 – Beaten With Honours

Demnaby Utd – Shirebrook  5 Denaby 2 – Sensational Finish

Denaby Utd – Scarborough 1 Denaby 2 – Denaby’s Double Shock for Scarborough

Midland League – March 30 1928


Colliery Veteran Retires (picture)