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



People

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



Places

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



Other

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



Sports

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.



People

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.



Places

Conisborough Church – Credit Balance of over £130


Old Folks Coronation Treat 1910 (picture)



Sports

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.



Places

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



Sports

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



People

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



Places

National Service Pageant (picture)



Sports

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



People

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.



Places

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)



Sports

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



People

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



Places

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



Sports

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



People

Donald Pleasence joins Theatrical Profession (picture)


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


Wedding – Boldan & Price (picture)



Places

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



Sports

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



People

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”



Places

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



Sports

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



People

Drowning


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



Places

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

Prosecutions


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



Sports

Cup Finalist’s Letter (video)


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



Places

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



People

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)



Places

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”



Sports

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



War

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



People

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



Places

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



Sports

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



War

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



People

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



Places

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)



War

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



Sports

Grimethorpe 1 Conisborough 6 – Hurricane Finish


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



War

Editorial – “Guilty, But Insane”



Sports

Conisborough 6 Great Houghton 0 – Big Things in Cup Matches


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



War

Editorial – Alas, Poor Ghost!



Sports

Thurnscoe 1 Conisborough 2 – Distinction – Still to meet Defeat



War

Editorial – Recipe for a Happy Christmas



Sports

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


Denaby Utd – Denaby 1 Frickley 7 – Another Lawson Triumph



War

Editorial – This Year of Fate



Sports

Denaby Utd – Denaby’s Lean Spell