1939 Quarter 1

Conisborough Firemen Resign to give youth its chance.

Denaby & Cadeby Pit Pensioners at their Annual Treat

One of Oldest Residents ~Mrs Astbury ~ dies

Wainwright’s Book – Feast of 1321


Gave Baby Camphorated Oil by Mistake – Coroner Impresses Need For Care

Children at Conisborough Labour Party (picture)

Traced By the Press – Miner Who Rescued Boys

Sailing Alone to the States (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Bombproof Shelter nearing Completion (picture)

Felling A Chimney – End of Glass-Bottle Works at Conisborough

By Election Result at Conisborough (pictures)

Independent Gain at  Conisborough

Polluted Water Supplies

Two Hours In Pit – Mr. Ian Harvey’s Visit To Denaby Main


Denaby Reply to Inquest Criticism

Floods Might Have Been Worse – Agricultural Land Mainly Affected (picture)

Snow, Ice, Fog and Floods in South Yorkshire

The ‘Girl Friend’ by the Conisborough Church Operatic Society


Wainwright’s Rare Book Unearthed – Revelations about Conisbrough (picture)

Crime and Courts

Grubbed in Dustbin for Food – Father Sent to Prison for Neglect

Water Added To Milk РConisborough Farmer to Pay £15


Denaby, Cricket, Tennis and Bowls Club – Annual Meeting

Denaby Utd – Denaby 0 Scunthorpe United 10 – Bombardment – Might of a Leading Pacemaker.

Denaby Utd – Burton Town 6 Denaby 0 – Better display -But Margin Decisive

Denaby Utd – Denaby 0 Burton Town 3 – Denaby worth reward.


Accident Mystery – Man’s Crash into Windscreen

Burning Down of Old Denaby Bungalow.

Conisborough Chimney falls Prematurely.

Woman’s Dash into Blazing House – Daughter saved – Baby Burned to Death.

Tram Standard – Passenger Saved By Changing His Seat

Octogenarian has lived in same house 71 years (picture)

Wedding – Lund & Ridyard – “Times” Sports Editor Weds (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Inquest on Cadeby Miner – Accidents not Reported

Where Mineworkers get 1s 6d (7 1/2p) a day

Fate of Conisborough Ferry – Questions at Council Meeting.


Conisborough Church РCredit Balance of over £130

Old Folks Coronation Treat 1910 (picture)


Denaby Utd – Grimsby Town Reserve 17 Denaby United 0 – Heaviest Defeat Ever

Denaby Utd – Denaby United 1 Bradford Reserve 5

Denaby Utd – Bradford City Reserves 7 Denaby United 0

Industry and Commerce

Dismissal on Pit Absence Claim Challenged

Conisborough scheduled as Danger Zone

Denaby Sewage Problem.


Conisborough S.J.A.B. Tea (picture)

Denaby Dog Show – “Colliery Queen” Scores again

Conisborough School Operetta – “Dickon the Bedlam” (picture)

Denaby Group Games League Dinner (pictures)

Denaby Street Explosion

Crime and Courts

Conductress Hit On Bus


Boxing Fame for Denaby “Terrier”

Tom Hill’s Call to Colliery Officials – Denaby Welfare Tea

Denaby Group Games League Dinner – Amalgamation Criticised

Denaby Utd – Denaby 0 Lincoln City 5

Denaby Utd – Gainsborough 8 Denaby 0

Denaby Utd – Grantham 9 Denaby 1 – McCartney gets Five

Denaby United seek Fresh Financial Assistance.

Denaby Utd – Hull City Res 9 Denaby 1 – Heavy Barrage

Denaby United will not Shut Shop

Denaby Utd – Denaby 0 Boston Town 6 – Five after Half Time

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Bradford City Res 9 – City Worth Nine


Editorial – “I Would” and “I Dare Not”