1938 Quarter 1


Overlaying Case -Weakly Child Dead – Mother’s Outburst

Annual Party at Crookhill Hall

Life Devoted to Nursing (picture)

Weddings – Boot & Stockton – Yeardon & Soar – Padgett & Wood (pictures)

Recreational Provisions for Children in Conisborough & Denaby

Industry and Commerce

Colliery Veteran (picture)

Conisborough Man Injured

Denaby Gifts to Retiring Officials (picture)

Morbid Sightseers Warned


Irish Social

Apology Demanded Conisborough Hospital Refutes Allegation

Tribute To Staff  At Conisborough Hospital Meeting

Dearne Valley Flooding

Musical Comedy At Conisborough (pictures)

Crime and Courts

Knife Threat Alleged – Story of Fracas In Pit – Deputy Assaulted


Midland League – January 1938

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1, Notts County Res. 4 – Comfortable Winners

Denaby United Player to West Ham United

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2  Peterborough  United 2 – One Point Scant Justice

Denaby Utd – Scarborough 8 Denaby 0 – Scarborough Run Riot


Coroner’s Advice – In Case of Persons Catching Fire

Disasterous Fire – Children Calmly Led From School (pictures)

Girl knocked down by Motor Van

Colliery Veteran Retires (picture)

Rabbit Takes To Drink

Industry and Commerce

Denaby Miner Killed – Vain Rescue Bid

Miner Dogged by Ill-Luck

A Million Loads – Coal Carting Committee

Conisborough U.D.C. – Softer Water Will Cost More – Surveyor’s Salary Increase

Town’s Meeting Demanded

Water Scheme For Old Denaby – 150 Years Before Cost Is Paid Off


Disastrous  Fire  At Confectionery Warehouse Gutted – School & House Endangered (picture)

History Recalled – Conisborough Castle

Offer to Vicar – City Man May Go To Wickersley

Extensive Outbreaks of Infectious Diseases

Playing Cards on School Roof – Gamblers’ Damage at Denaby

Crime and Courts

Contractor’s Theft – Sequel To Demolition, Stone’s Taken at “Funny Hours”


Army Boxing – Denaby Company Hold Proud Position

Conisborough C.C. – League Success

Denaby Utd – Boston Utd 4 Denaby 0 – Denaby Fall at Boston

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Grimsby Reserves 4 – Until Last Few Minutes …

Denaby Utd – Prospects – Five Matches in February

Denaby Utd – Shrewsbury Score 9 !


Denaby Girl Injured

Man Who Embezzled Checkweigh Money

Industry and Commerce

Pit Lads Lightning Strike

Pitboy Trapped – Walking in Forbidden Road from Work

Bridge Demolition – Tall Order

Surveyor’s Salary Increase – Labour Justifies Its Attitude at Denaby


Don Quixote at Conisborough Senior School (picture)

Going Down Denaby Colliery (picture)

Don Quixote – Sancho and The Ass.

Crime and Courts

Failed to Disclose Correct Return to Work Date

Miners’ Official Prosecuted


Conisborough to Bolton Wanderers

 Denaby Utd – Denaby 0. Frickley Colliery 1 – Frickley’s Double

Denaby Utd – Grantham Town 7, Denaby 2 – Seven Goals after Sensational Start

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2, Lincoln City Res. 6 – Imps Make Merry At Denaby

Midland League Table – March 28, 1938