Crime and Courts

Sensational Shooting Case at Conisborough

Saved Man’s Life

Conisborough Concern – Future of Well-Known Bottle Factory


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


Contsborough Man Injured

Conisborough Man Dies in Street – Victim of Heart Attack

Industry and Commerce

Presentations to Labour Women Officials at Conisborough

Death of Fourteen Year Old – Did Not Heed Warning – Shortcut Corner On Safety Training

Obituary – Mr C. Holmes (picture)

Some New Councillors (pictures)


Denaby Sick for Lourdes

Catholic Young Men’s Society (picture)

Crime and Courts

“Battle” In Wood – Three Poachers Sent To Prison

Could Not Do Father’s Job – Six Months for Embezzlement


Denaby and Cadeby Cricket

Denaby Utd – Bradford Res. 7, Denaby Utd. 1 – Denaby Outclassed

South Yorkshire Revival – Full Quota of Talent on display

Denaby Utd – Notts County Res. 4, Denaby United 1 – Denaby Down After Early Equaliser

Denaby Utd – Gainsborough Trinity 6 Denaby  1 – Five Goals for Centre Forward

Denaby United – Peterborough 8 Denaby 2 – Biggest Victory this Season

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Notts Forest Res 2 – Two Up in 2 Minutes

Midland League – April 25, 1938


Conanby Man Dives Into Lake to Help Boy Boaters

Explosive Works Threatened – Undergrowth Ablaze in Denaby Woods

Denaby Scouts and Rovers (picture)

Britain’s Heaviest Baby ?

New Angle – Conisborough Has A Woman Fancier

Epedemic of Sore Throats Eased by Rain

Industry and Commerce

Pit Cage Crashes Down Shaft During Trial Winding at Cadeby Main


Denaby Passion Play (picture)

St Albans Annual May Procession

Denaby Hospital Meeting – Costs Up – 3,000 Accidents at Pit in 1937

Name for New School – Conisborough Committee Choose “Ivanhoe”


Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 104 Scarborough 96

Denaby & Cadeby – Brodsworth 127 Denaby 128 for 7

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 102   Bentley 95

Denaby & Cadeby – Firbeck 76 for 3  Denaby 72 – Easy Win for Firbeck

Denaby Team Building 

Denaby Utd – Denaby 6, Newark 1 – Finish with Biggest Victory


Hollywood Letter (video)

Wedding – Manchester & Tyas

Weddings – Watson & Holland – Taylor & Hough (pictures)

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough U.D.C. – Short Meeting – 5 Councillors Absent

New Councillor. – Mr Tom Hill


Corpus Christi Procession

Crime and Courts

Conisborough Suicide Who Tied Stone Round His Body

Strange Story Of Suicide – Man’s Queer Conduct – Hanged Himself At Friends House

Struck Old Man With Stick – Conisborough Man Sent To Prison


Denaby & Cadeby – Collegiate 170 for 8 dec   Denaby 111 – Denaby’s Parting Fling

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 174   Bentley 81 for 6 – Hour’s Delay Causes Draw At Bentley

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 90 Brodsworth 91 for 1 – Disappointing Display


Claim To Be Britain’s Youngest Great Grandmother (picture)

Wedding – Nelson & Pearson (picture)

“Grand Howl” Leader (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Colliery Owners’ Claims Dismissed – Sequel to Mishap at Denaby

Denaby Management Take Firm Line over Pit Stoppage

Growing Use of Hard Hats

Holiday Pay for Miners


Isolation Hospital Extensions – Scarlet Fever Case Complaint

New Standard for British Legion (pictures)


Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 185 for 9 Collegiate 135 – Denaby’s Slow But Sound Start

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 39  Firbeck 42 for 2 – Their Seasons Lowest

Denaby & Cadeby – Hickleton 90 for 8 . Denaby  86 – Hickleton win Low Scoring Game

Conisboro Cyclist’s Feat (picture)


Motorcycle and Bicycle Collision

Old Man Dies After Accident – Knocked Down By Car At Conisborough

Good Record at Denaby Colliery

Holiday Adventure

Intelligent Bird

Wedding – Gough & Wray

Wedding – Roach & Hughes (picture)


Conisborough Castle

Primitive Methodist Chapel Anniversary

Value of Black-Out Minimised – Weather Baulks Planes – Curious Crowds in Streets

Coronation Park

Crime and Courts

Prison for Attack on Police – Gangs Not Allowed at Denaby


County “Cap” – Ellis Robinson At Last Gets Honour (picture)

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 85 Mexborough 88 for 4

Powers in The Midland League – Ambitions at Football – A Final Summary.


Four Generations (picture)

Wedding – Allen & Taylor (picture)

Wedding – Anderson & Cockroft (picture)

Wedding – Fawdon & Trout (picture)

Wedding – Rowson & Jones (picture)

Wedding – Sutcliffe & Grove (picture)

Wedding – Winfield & Bishop

Industry and Commerce

No Sunday Wrestling At Denaby – Council Reject Application for Hire Hall

Warning to Children Not to Interfere,With Defensive Works Progress


“Iron Lung” For Hospital – Decision at Conlsborough Meeting

A.R.P. Drive – Public’s United Front – Emergency Organisation Works Well

Ivanhoe School

Queen Mary’s Gift to Pit Disaster Fund – Drive Through Denaby & Conisborough

School Children greet Queen Mary (picture)

Trackless Buses Stranded

Worm Plague


Denaby Averages – No Individual Century


Air Raid Wardens Fitting Gas Masks (picture)

How To Make An Air Raid Shelter (picture)


Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Scarborough 3 – Into Stride After Two Goals Down

Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Upton Colliery 0 – Denaby Quash Upton in One-Sided Game

Denaby Utd – Newark 3 Denaby 0 – Weak Attack

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1, Notts Forest Res. 4

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1, Rotherham Utd Res. 2

Denaby Utd – Thurnscoe Vics 0 Denaby United 1 – Late Goal decides


Conisborough Budgerigar’s  Big Vocabulary (picture)

Wedding – Brown & Hargreaves

Wedding – Brown & Hargreaves (picture)

Wedding – Davey & Conlon (picture)

Wedding – Senior & Wolfenden (picture)

Wedding – Thomas & Sheldrake – Picturesque Ceremony at Denaby

Industry and Commerce

Accidental Death – Miner Killed at Denaby Main

Graphic Story of “Bump”- Miner Sees Mate Killed – Neck Broken by Flying Prop

Pub Was Closed During Pay Day

Prospective Conservative Candidate


Bishop of Oxford  at Denaby (picture)

Masses for Denaby Canon

Conisbrough Senior Girls School Prizegiving

Crime and Courts

Denaby Betting Houses – Miners and Wives Summoned


Denaby Utd – Denaby 4, Mansfield Town Res 2 – Battle Royal Full Points and Full Marks for Denaby

Denaby Utd – Notts County Res. 2, Denaby 0 – Denaby More Than Hold Their Own

Denaby Utd – Mansfield Town Res. 4, Denaby 0

Midland League Table – October 31, 1938


Conisborough Man Gets Close-up of Wild African Lioness

Conisborough Wireless Enthusiast – Made Set in fountain Pen

Engagement – Taylor & Coley (picture)

Wedding – Sharps & Larke (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Mutual Help for Miners Pioneers – Don Valley M.P. and Denaby Scheme

Right To / Work Coal – Amalgamated Denaby Collieries’ Application

Yorks. Collieries Group – Mr. B. H. Pickering’s Appointment

Funeral of Denaby Cemetery Official


Church Bazaar at Conisborough

Denaby Cemetery Extensions (pictures)

Packed Church at Denaby – Representative Parade – Biggest For Years

Conisborough British Legion (picture)

‘ Their Battles O’er Again’ – Ex-Service Men Reminisce – Dinner at Conisboro


Hinchcliffe moves – Huddersfield Town Forward joins Derby

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Gainsborough Trinity 2 – Well Worth Their Point

Denaby Utd – Denaby 0  Barnsley Reserves 3 – Denaby Rarely in the Hunt

Midland League Table – November 25, 1938


Broken Leg Leads to Conisbrough Veteran’s Death

War Wounds lead to Death – Twenty Years After – Man’s Collapse – Shock for Wife

Wedding – Davison & Moore (picture)

Wedding – Peters & Freeman (picture)

Wedding – Preston & Ward (picture)

Wedding – Unwin & Woodhouse (picture)

School Leavers at Work

Industry and Commerce

Conisbrough Fire Brigade 35 years ago (photo)


Gas Mask Test (picture)

Race Week Holiday – Pros and Cons at Conisborough


Denaby Utd – Peterborough 7, Denaby 0 – Peterborough Dictate Easy Victory

Midland League – December 30th 1938