Home Places Streets and Communities Marconigrams – February 12th, 1932

Marconigrams – February 12th, 1932

February 1932

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 12 February 1932


The Yorkshire Mine Workers’ Association lost a further 5,500 members last year.

A road ambulance casualty station has been built at Hickleton and will be opened at Easter.

The Bishop of Sheffield will be the speaker at Mexborough Secondary School ” Speech Day” on April 18th.

Mr. J. Winder, of Wombwell, has been re-elected president of the Yorkshire Colliery Deputies’ Association.

The Conisborough Urban District Council are opposing an application for a new hotel licence at Conisborough.

The Bishop of Leeds is shortly to conduct a Confirmation in the Roman Catholic Church of Low Valley, the first held there for ten years.

As result of criticisms by the new Ratepayers’ Association, the Conisborough Urban Council are to call a public meeting to “give an account of their stewardship.”

That an applicant should take all reasonable steps to obtain employment doss not necessarily mean his registering at the Employment Exchange.—Judge Green.

“Knocked thee off t’ dole, Bill? Well tha’s bad a good run; tha’s been on fryer sin’ it wor started.” “Aye, Jack, but tha man bear i’ mind, they’re ‘ad t’ best years o’ mi life.

Mr. Basil Pickering, who has managed collieries at Wath Main, Manton, Maltby, and Rossington, has been appointed agent of the Denaby and Cadeby Collieries in succession to the late Mr. H. Hulley.

Mr. H. A. Kerry, of Bolton-on-Dearne, has been elected president of the West Yorkshire County Teachers’ Association, whose annual meeting will be held in the Hotel Metropole, Leeds, on Saturday, 20th February. ;

The late Mrs. Warde-Aldam, of Hooton Pagnell Hall, left estate of the gross value of £50,371. She bequeathed a “Lady of the Manor Fund of £1,000 for the fabric and services of Hooton Pagnell Church and the furtherance of our holy faith in the parish of Hooton Pagnell according to the teaching on true Catholic liners of the Holy Catholic Church in England.”