Crime and Courts

Serious Charge – Strange Denaby Case – Man Accused of Assault


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


Cow Ran Amok

Industry and Commerce

Took A Chance And Paid With His Life – Conisborough Shunter Killed

Denaby Coal (Advert)

New Chairman of Conisborough UDC – Mrs Kaye (picture)


Choirmaster – Presentation to Mr. G. V. Smith.

Purchase of Old Hall in Church Street

Good Friday at Conisborough (picture)

Medical Officer’s Annual Report – Population, Births and Deaths, Small Pox, TB and Sanitation

Crime and Courts

Policeman Ordered Out

Guardians Defrauded – Denaby Couple Treated Leniently

The Poor That Rob the Poor – Fowl Stealing at Denaby


Footballers’ Tribute (picture)

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1  Grantham 0 – Grantham Outplayed

Denaby Utd – Staveley Town 1 Denaby 1 – Fine Defensive Play Gets Point

Denaby Utd – To Carry On – Help From the Workmen.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Wombwell 2

Denaby Utd – Heanor 2, Denaby 0 – Bottom Club’s Useful Points

Prolific Scorer (picture)

Denaby Utd – Results, Attendances & Scorers

Midland League – Final Table


Woodworks Accident

Conisborough V.C. On Leave

Industry and Commerce

Miner’s Leader at Denaby (picture)

Oldest Miner Retires (picture)

Conisborough Urban Council – Council Houses – Petty Annoyances.


Denaby Church Players.

Pageantry At Denaby

Old People’s Tea

Denaby Rovers in Camp (picture)

Crime and Courts

Horse’s Wretched State

Sudden Impulse – Weak-Minded Conisboro’ Girl’s Rush to River.

Terrible Pain Drives Man to Suicide

Tradesman’s Last Message


The Opening of the Season – Black and White (picture)

Denaby & Cadeby – Mexborough 191 for 7 Denaby 190 for 3 – Denaby’s sporting bid.

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 156 for 6 Doncaster Town 56 – Denaby’s 100 to spare.

Denaby Utd. –  A Complete Change of Officials.

John William “Jack” Barker Transferred to Derby County

More Youngsters for Denaby.

Industry and Commerce

Conisboro’ Rate Arrears.


Conisborough Notes – Marrying for ‘Company’ – Fielding Improved – St. Peter’s Guild – Fair

“Rainbow Bridge” No More (picture)

Crime and Courts

Man Charged With Desertion

Denaby Mother Resents School-Master’s Rebuke – Slapped His Face.

Dust In His Eye – Denaby Motor-Cyclist who did not Stop.

Blamed The Drink – Denaby Youth Sent to Prison for Burglary

Converted Money To Own Use – Agent Charged.

Denaby Schoolboy’s Thefts – Warning To Parents

House Ransacked – Finger Prints Clue In Conisborough Case.

Pilfered Timber – New School Building Raided at Conisboro’


A Fine All-Rounder (picture)

A Promising Bowler (picture)

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 76 for 7 Wath 69 – Bowlers’ Day At Denaby.

Denaby’s New Trainer


Grand Old Couple – A Denaby Darby And Joan (picture)

Cottage Fire – Fatal Sequel To Denaby Outbreak – Plucky Neighbours.

Sad Accident

Wedding – Harker & Wray – A Stage Romance (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Rainbow Bridge Accident

Two Fatal Accidents At Cadeby

Colliery Absenteeism

Unleasant Surprise for Denaby Workers

Giant Rock

Rainbow Bridge Reconstruction

Rainbow Bridge Reconstruction – Work in Progress

Warm Work – Workman on Rainbow Bridge

Conisboro’ Council – “Foreign” Labour – Street Lamps – Civic Sunday Sunday Departure.


Civic Service at St Alban’s

Conisborough Notes – One – Rainbow Bridge – Preservation of Wild Flowers

Feast – Hospital Demonstration – Sunday School Trip

Crime and Courts

Perjury Alleged Intimation In Conisborough Case

Embezzlement at Conisborough


Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 107 Rossington 149 – Season’s First Defeat

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 174 Mexborough 102 – Mexborough Collapse At Denaby.

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 226 Collegiate 234 for 4 – Fine Performance by Collegiate

Denaby & Cadeby – Swinton 176 for 9   Denaby 215 – Poor Fielding In Interesting Game.

Denaby & Cadeby – Tankersley 61 Denaby 76 for 1 – Kennedy 6 for 16

Two More Players for Denaby United.

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 174 Mexborough 102 – Mexborough Collapse At Denaby.


Joe Smith’s Accident. (picture)

Stack Fire.

Industry and Commerce

Prize Pit Ponies (picture)


St. John Ambulance Brigade – Lady Divisional Superintendent

Conisboro’ Allotment Society

Stile Collector

Crime and Courts

Sent For Trial – Conisboro’ Father’s Alleged Neglect of Children.

Fearful Tragedy -Young Girl Decapitated – Father Runs Amok – Child’s Head Picked Up.

Denaby Miners Attack on Mexborough Man – “A Cowardly Assault”


Denaby & Cadeby – Bolton 113 for 2  Denaby & Cadeby 109 – Denaby Fail at Bolton.

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 114  Collegiate  119 for 6 – Collegiate Win Well at Denaby.

Denaby & Cadeby – Doncaster Town 74    Denaby 165 – Fast Bowling Upsets Doncaster.

Denaby Utd – Wath 0 Denaby1 – Goal Defeat Against Run of Play.

Denaby Utd’s Prospects – Building Up a Sound Team. Promising Talent & Ripe Experience.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Notts County Reserves 1


Taffy and Floss (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Coal Trade Outlook – Hopeful Signs at South Yorkshire Pits – Five Counties Scheme.

Provision For Aged Miners – Manager’s Appeal at Opening of Conisborough “Welfare.”

Not Poisoned – Conisborough Inquest Held to Satisfy Relatives.

Conisboro’ UDC – Surveyor Mine of Information – Bravery, Swimming, Conversions, Buses, Roads, Fire Engine Questions


Conisborough Notes – An Ancient Chapel

A Fine Swimming Team (picture)

A Route to the Races (picture)

Conisborough Notes – Cricket – Harvest Festival – Tan Yard – Swimming Gala

Dangerous Bend (picture)

The Diver (picture)

Crime and Courts

Alleged Neglect Of Children – Conisboro Miner Sent for Trial


A Denaby Team Maker- Former Aston Villa Back – Tom Swinburne.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1, Notts Forest 2 – Good Display Against “Class” Side.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3, Doncaster 0 – Denaby Sparkle – Doncaster Too Slow.

Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Worksop 1 – Easy One For Denaby.

Denaby Utd – Turner’s Majority.

Sports Pavilion for Conisborough (picture)

Denaby Utd – A Maker of Players (picture)

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3, Wath 2 – Denaby’s Double – Scrappy Evening At Tickhill Square

Denaby Utd –  Wath 0 Denaby 1 – Denaby Hat Trick – One Goal And Many Failures. (picture)

Midland League Table

Industry and Commerce

Coal Trade’s Future – Manager’s Hopeful Prediction In High Court.

Carting Miners’ Coal – Denaby Scheme to Cut Delivery Costs.

Conisborough Council – Attack on Press Hotly Resented.


Canon Leteux – A Notable Anniversary – 40 Years a Priest

Canon Leteux and His Friends (picture)

Strawbridge Memorial Window. (picture)

The Strawbridge Window

Conisbrough News – Strawbridge Memorial Window –“Bow” Bridge – Mothers Union

Denaby Notes – Health Week – The Crossing – Canon Leteux.

Crime and Courts

Street Row at Denaby.

On Account.- Conisborough Painter In Trouble. -Alleged Fraud.


Men of Note in local Sport – Former Goalkeeper – Old Denaby Official – James Hancock. (picture)

Denaby utd – Newark 3 Denaby 1 – Denaby’s Handicap

Midland League Results – October 6 1928

Midland League Results – October 20 1928 – Denaby 4 – Loughborough 1

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Methley Perseverance 2 – United Beat Methley Under Difficulties.(picture)

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Mexborough 1 – F.A. Cup


Gallant Miners.

Motor Lorry and ‘Bus Accident

Brave Miners Rewarded. (picture)

Drama Festival – Four S.Y. Societies in Competition.

Industry and Commerce

Death After Operation – Conisborough Man Injured in Pit over Year Ago.

Denaby Coal Dispute – 2 ½ d. Ton Rent for Lord Cromwell – Commission Rebukes Both Sides.

Claims For Rescue – Conisborough Council Perplexed Over Fire Scenes.


Change Ringing at Conisborough. (video)

Ancient Pottery to be Examined by Experts

Armistice Day Services

Conisborough Armistice Parade

Denaby Armistice Service

Crime and Courts

A Voluble Denaby Woman.

Denaby Couple’s Differences.

Prison for Neglect – Conisborough Man’s Appeal Fails.

Successful Exhibitors – With Other People’s Produce!


Midland League Results – November 3, 1928 – A Denaby “hat-trick”

Derby County to Visit Denaby This Afternoon

Denaby Utd – Gainsborough 1  Denaby 0 – F A Cup Final Qualifying Round

Midland League Results – November 19, 1928

A Promising Goalkeeper (picture)

Midland League Results – November 24th 1928 – Beaten at Scunthopre

Midland League Table – November 24, 1928

Denaby Utd – Results to November 24th


Fire in Low Road

Handley Wells, Conisborough Musician and Organist

Industry and Commerce

Unconscious of Impending Doom (picture)

Christmas Beef (picture)

Conisbro’ U.D.C. – Proposed Salaries “Cut”- Surveyor’s Spirited Defence of Staff.

Lighting up Conisborough


K.O.Y.L.I. – Inter Platoon Challenge Cup

New Headmaster (picture)

Santa Claus Enters Godfrey Walker Convalescent Home(Picture)

Crime and Courts

Alleged Attack on Wife – Charge against Conisborough Clerk

Decapitated Daughter – Mexborough Man “Guilty,  but Insane.” – Sad Story at Assizes.


Denaby Take All – Four South Yorkshire Doubles,

Denaby’s New Stand – Welcome Addition at Tickhill Square.

Goalkeeper Suspended – Denaby and Arnold Birch.(picture)

Indoor Rifle Range (picture)

New Rifle Competition Trophy (picture)

Midland League Results – December 3, 1928 – Some Big Scores.

Midland League Results – December 10, 1928 – At Home after Five-weeks

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Worksop 0 – Weak Worksop Well Whacked.

Player’s Rise

Denaby Utd – Doncaster 1 Denaby 3 – Smart Denaby Forwards.

Midland League Results – December 24 – Grimsby Town score 5 at Tickhill Square

Midland League Results – Christmas Day & Boxing Day – Mexborough Doubled

Midland League Results – December 31, 1928

Midland League Table – December 31, 1928

The Drama In Yorkshire.


Colliery Veteran Retires (picture)


Famous Footballer’s Son Home with Broken Leg (picture)