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 – Conisborough 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 – Credit 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

Opening Ceremony


Aeroplane Crash at Clifton (picture)

Conisborough Farm Blaze

Wedding – Smallwood & Skinner (picture)

A Scout’s Honour (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Conisbrough U.D.C. Budget – Cllr Webster’s Valedictory

Local Elections – J.I.Webster beaten

Local Elections – New Councillor – M.P. Knowles

New Council Chairman – Tom Shephard

Ratepayers’ Duty


National Service Pageant (picture)


Denaby Utd – Scarborough 2 Denaby 0 – Only the Second

Denaby Utd – Shrewsbury 9 Denaby 1 – Sadly Depleted

Denaby Utd – Denaby1 Shrewsbury Twn 1 – Kelly does it again

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Grantham 0 – Remarkable Victory

Denaby Utd – Sports Editor’s Comments


Memorable Cup Final

Cat, Dog & Tortoise Good Friends at Conisborough

Conisborough Ambulance Worker’s Fine Record.

Wedding – Whitehead & Sharpe (picture)

Wedding – Rich & Cassidy (picture)

Wedding – Holmes & Robinson (picture)

Boys´ “Camping” Escapade causes Scare at Conisborough (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Ambulance Crew at Melton Hall in 1911 (picture)

A Weeks Back Unemployment Pay for Denaby Miners.

Brick workers of 50 Years Ago.


Isolation Hospital Board, Conisborough

Conanby Feast

Conisborough Station Road School May Queen (picture)

Denaby Canine Show – “Colliery Queen” wins 2 Trophies

Montagu Hospital – The Week’s Casualty List

Realistic A.R.P. Display (pictures)


Conisborough C.C. has New Season’s Plans

Ellis Robinson – Brilliant Off Spinner (picture)

Conisborough Welfare F.C. Presentation (picture)

Memorable Wembley Final

Denaby Utd – Boston 9 Denaby 0 – Denaby’s Fate

Denaby Utd – Newark Town 4 Denaby 0 – All in the Second Half

Denaby & Cadeby – Firbeck 118 for 3 Denaby 114 – Strong Firbeck Stand

Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Peterborough Utd 6 – So Ends the Season !

Denaby Utd – Midland League Final Table

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 79 Scarboro’ 80 for 6 – Scarboro’ Have Upsets


Conisborough’s Oldest Inhabitant – Jane Wood (picture)

Denaby Man Missing from Home

Former Cadeby Man is Gold Mine Engineer (picture)

In The News with the Troubadours (picture)

Wedding – Hoddle – Jackson (picture)

Wedding – Starr – Pascoe (picture)

Wedding – Elsey & Bucknell (picture)

Wedding – Huck & Murfin (picture)

Wedding – Wilson – Cartwright (picture)

Industry and Commerce

To take Ponies to Winsor Great Park

Civic Sunday – Salvationist Service at Denaby


Epworth Hall Re Opening (pictures)

Fullerton Hospital Meeting – Move to secure Aerotone Bath.

Conisborough Modern School Girls (picture)

Royal Visit – Duke of Kent

Whitsun Sunday School Queen

Crime and Courts

Compensation Claim – Victim of Pain

Denies Peeping Tom Suggestion

Gaol for Youth with Cruel Streak


Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 240 for 9 Thorncliffe 71 – Greenwood’s Magnificent Innings

Denaby United Sign George Gibbs

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 235 for 7 Brodsworth 158 for 5


Donald Pleasence joins Theatrical Profession (picture)

Conisboro’ Fancier goes in for Rabbits in a Big Way (picture)

Wedding – Boldan & Price (picture)


Conisborough Sunday School Queen (picture)

Conisborough Isolation Hospital – If Worst comes to Worst

Hospital Demonstration – Needed more than Ever

Mona Club Darts Trophies (picture)

Conisborough Modern School Party

Scarlet Fever Outbreak

Crime and Courts

Denaby Girl’s Vain Dash to Prevent Brother’s Suicide


Denaby & Cadeby – Collegiate 141 for 7 Denaby 231 – Master Batsmanship (picture)

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 17 for 0 Rockingham 16 – Pegg’s Six Swingers

Autographs of Yorkshire Cricket Team

Denaby & Cadeby – Bentley 53 for 2 Denaby 52 – Denaby got Taste of Treatment

Yorkshire Council Table – July 28, 1939


Conisborough Youth builds his Own Planes

Joa Bodd – Tupping Doors

 Served In Two Wars – Veteran to be Chelsea Pensioner (picture)

Wedding – Bramhall & Leslie (picture)

Wedding – Carr & Connolly

Wedding – Jones & Gleadhall (picture)

Wedding – Morton & Peters (picture)

Wedding – Parry & Smith (picture)

Wedding – Turner & Bunn (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Denaby Fireman Homeless – Threat to Sleep in Street

Sought Refuge in Son’s House – Denaby Street Sleep “Washed Out”


Denaby St Alban’s Garden Party (pictures)

The Chair used in the Conisborough Castle Rescue

Threw Stone: Fined £1

4,370 Child Evacuees For Conisboro’  Area

A Few Local Beauty Spots – Conisborough Attractions

Denaby Schoolmasters – 111 Years Service (picture)

Editorial – On the Brink

Hitler Calls War Council – Peace Appeals by Pope & Roosevelt

Shelters Refused

Crime and Courts

Conisborough Cyclists Narrow Escape

Denaby Man´s Suicide – No Sleep for Three Weeks

Denaby Mineworker Bound Over – Struck Small Son With Metal End of Dog Lead


Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 15 for 0 Collegiate 206 for 6 – Collegiate Impress

Denaby & Cadeby – Denaby 61 Mexborough 62 for 7 – Exciting Cricket at Denaby

Denaby & Cadeby – Hickleton 41 for 2 Denaby 37 – Out in an Hour !

Denaby Manager Keeps his Promise – Preview of Season and Players

Denaby Utd – Frickley Colliery 2  Denaby 3 – New Team Gives Denaby Good Send-off



Conisborough Couple’s Holiday Curtailed

Conisborough Man in Africa

Drowning Rumours Cause Stir – “Victim” had Gone for a Walk! (picture)

Retirement of P.C.Yeomans (picture)

Veteran’s Recipe for Longevity – Forget your Age !

Wedding – Kelsall & Rich (picture)

Wedding – Nichol & Halliwell (picture)

Wedding – Quinn & Collins (picture)

Weddings – Harrison & Engledow (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Denaby Collieries’ Generosity

Conisborough’s Big Blast (picture)

Conisborough Plan – Not More Than 50 in Each Department

Conisborough Ready – Plans to Handle Evacuees

Crisis Work Rouses Storm – Critiscim over “Standing By” Pay

Dolls Used In Babies’ Mask Demonstration

M.P. Receives Gas Mask

Respirators for Babies

Tribute to Late Colleague


Conisborough Curate´s Model Railway Hobby

Worst Storm For Years – Havoc in Mexborough District – Bus Passengers’ Ordeal

Great Welcome for the Evacuees

South Yorkshire Looks to Its Defences – Reports from the Districts

Crime and Courts


Ex-Councillor’s Tragic Death – Suicide ends Ordeal of Pain


Cup Finalist’s Letter (video)

Denaby Utd – Frickley 2 Denaby 3 – Ardron´s Winner in Brilliant Victory


Editorial – Standing By

Editorial – The Curtain Rises – The Die Is Cast.

Editorial – The Fog of War

Editorial – Frankenstein and His Monster

Editorial – The Cost of War


Conanby Fire – Eight Year Old Girl Alerts Family

William Moore – Conisbrough’s “Bill Adams” (picture & video)

Youthful Conisborough Naturalist’s Collection (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Spectacular Fall at Conisborough Quarry – 60,000 Ton Blast (picture)


Denaby Priest Returns – Warm Welcome after Illness

A.R.P. Shelters – Detailed Plans for Denaby & Conisborough

Worst Storm for Years – Fireballs & Floods

Crime and Courts

Denaby Woman Drowns Herself – “Fed Up”


Conisborough Cricket Averages

Denaby Utd – Newark 0 Denaby 6 – Flying Colours

Midland League Wartime Competition

Denaby Utd – Denaby 3 Conisbrough Welfare 2 – Denaby have Goal to Spare


Sailor – G.E. Goddard – Return to Sea

Airman – Jones, Robert B.

Soldier – Horner, Gordon – On Lookout for Letters

Soldier – Till, Henry – “Somewhere Overseas”

Airman – Steel, Alan – Interred in Belgium – Brought Down (picture)

War Effort – Station Road School – Decontamination Centre – Babies Helmets

War Effort – Air Raids – Babies Helmets

War Effort – Extra Petrol – Blacking Out – A.R.P. Practice

Editorial – Pistol Point Peace

Editorial – The Monomaniac

Editorial – The Tempo Quickens

Editorial – Adolf Strafe England


Denaby Stalwart – W. Marshall

Former Yorkshire Penny Bank Actuary Dies

Denaby Man in Canada – Expert Gardener (picture)

Four Generations at Conisbrough (picture)

Wedding – Harrion & Broomhead – Pretty Conisborough Wedding (picture)

Wedding – Barlow & Hare (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Conisborough Telephone Protest

Fight for Soldier’s Dependants


Conisboro´ Verger who has Attended 850 Weddings (picture)

A.R.P. Bill at Conisborough Hospital

Impressive Conisborough Rememberance Service

Nations’ Week-End of Homage

Crime and Courts

Conisboro´ Man Sent To Prison – Sequel to Barmaid´s Fatal Collapse


Denaby Utd – Denaby 2 Gainsborough 1 – Keen Tussle at Denaby.

Denaby Utd – Newark 2 Denaby 2 – Twice in the Lead

Denaby Utd – Denaby 4 Grantham 2 – Another Smart Stroke

Denaby Utd – Grantham 2 Denaby 1 – Deciding Goal Late in the Game


A Link With Home – “Times” Editorial

Sailors & Soldier – Box Family – A Denaby Trio

Soldiers – Jackson Family – Proud Record (pictures)

Soldier – Mansell, Thomas Fred – Volunteering for Service Overseas

“Raid” Rehearsal at Denaby

Sailor – Farmery, Roy – Likes the Navy

Sailor – Madden, Leslie – Ark Royal Sailor (picture)

Soldiers – Jacksons – Military Family at Conisborough

Soldier – Stevens, John – Serving at 51

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

Editorial – A Cry From No Man’s Land

Editorial – Queens Speech and Churchill’s Review (videos)

Editorial – The Rigour of the Game


Wedding – Best & Balmforth (picture)

Industry and Commerce

Strike Threat Averted – Agreement Over Non-Unionism Issue

Ironworks of Long Ago – Early Forges at Conisboro’

Comforts Fund Meeting – Local Clubs with Private Funds

Comforts Fund Query – Cash or Clothes ?

Old Denaby Parish Council – New Chairman and Vice-Chairman


Dolly Genius of Denaby Catholic Concert Parties

Rev. Eddershaw – Honorary Canonry

British Legion Supper – Conisboro´ Branch Celebrate a Good Year

Conisbrough British Legion Supper (picture)


Soldier – Ford J. – In Hospital (picture)

Sailors – Brooke Brothers – Serving in Navy (picture)

Soldier – Butcher, W.H. – Denaby A.A. Man

Soldier – Harrison J.S. – Came for More

Soldier – Hingley S. – Took his Cornet

Sailor – McNichol, Wilfred – Daughter for a Sailor

Soldiers – Mrs Pearson – Four from One Family

Soldier – Cooper , Ernest – Service Snap (picture)

Soldier – Cooper, Herbert – No Christmas Leave (picture)

Soldier – Fox, John – Royal Artillery (picture)

Soldier – Gedney, Frank – “Terrier” Abroad (picture)

Soldier – Greenfield, Victor – Twelve Weeks In France (picture)

Soldiers – Burns, J.T. & Coley, James – Denaby Gunners

Soldier – Sudworth A. – Serving in France

Soldiers – West Family – Another Denaby Trio (pictures)

Editorial – Grey Goebbels


Grimethorpe 1 Conisborough 6 – Hurricane Finish

Denaby Utd – South Kirkby 5 Denaby 3 – Second Half Zest Pulls Kirkby Through


Editorial – “Guilty, But Insane”


Conisborough 6 Great Houghton 0 – Big Things in Cup Matches

Denaby Utd – Peterbrough 2 Denaby 2 – Brilliance – Minus 3 Regulars


Editorial – Alas, Poor Ghost!


Thurnscoe 1 Conisborough 2 – Distinction – Still to meet Defeat


Editorial – Recipe for a Happy Christmas


Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Boston 1 – Boston Save a Point

Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Frickley 7 – Another Lawson Triumph


Editorial – This Year of Fate


Denaby Utd – Denaby’s Lean Spell