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Court Briefs

October 1912
Mexborough and Swinton Times October 26, 1912 Court Briefs Mary Gallagher, a married woman, of Mexborough was ordered to pay £1 inclusive for assaulting Francis Blackburn...

Cruelty to a Pit Pony.

October 1912
Mexborough and Swinton Times October 26, 1912 Cruelty to a Pit Pony. A charge of cruelty to a horse belonging to the Hickleton Main Colliery...

Player’s Gallery – John George Nettleton

23 February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 23rd, 1934 John George Nettleton John George Nettleton, who is keeping goal for the third consecutive season for Thurnscoe Victoria, who are...

Marconigrams – September 28th, 1912

September 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 28 September 1912 Marconigrams The last burial services in connection with the Cadeby explosion took place at Denaby on Monday. The...

Drunk and Disorderlies

September 1912
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 28 September 1912 Drunk and Disorderlies The following were fined the amounts named for being drunk and disorderly: Arthur Newby, plaster,...

Marconigrams – February 23rd, 1934

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 23rd, 1934 Marconigrams The Rev. R. J. Jones says the village of Jump is in the “transitional” period.  It is not alone. The...

Court Briefs

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 16th, 1934 At Doncaster on Tuesday the following fines were imposed: For being drunk and disorderly, George William Hill, miner, Thurnscoe 9s; Ernest Burton,...

Women Quarrel at Thurnscoe

November 1902
Mexborough and Swinton Times November 28, 1902 Women Quarrel at Thurnscoe Mary Ann Wood, married woman, Thurnscoe, was the defendant in two summonses issued at the...

The Drunks

November 1902
Mexborough and Swinton Times November 28, 1902 The Drunks The following persons were summoned for having been drunk and disorderly and penalties were inducted as follows: Charles...

Police Court Briefs

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 9th, 1934 Police Court Briefs Jack Hirst, Conisboro, was fined 6s. at Doncaster for riding a cycle without a front light. For...

Neighbours’ Quarrel – A Thurnscoe Brawl

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 9th, 1934 Neighbours’ Quarrel A Thurnscoe Brawl A Thurnscoe brawl which resulted in one man receiving two broken ribs was investigated at Doncaster...

Riding Dark in Fog – Thurnscoe Motor-Cyclist Fined

February 1934
South Yorkshire times, February 9th, 1934 Riding Dark in Fog Thurnscoe Motor-Cyclist Fined Summoned for having ridden without due care and attention and without headlights, George Arnold...

Wedding – Fenn & Champion

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times January 15, 1944 Wedding – Fenn (Goldthorpe) & Champion (Thurnscoe) The wedding took place at Goldthorpe Parish Church of Mr Lawrence Lloyd Champion,...

Golden Wedding – Mr & Mrs Hellewell

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times January 15, 1944 Golden Wedding   An employee on Lord Halifax Nicholson’s estate for 46 years, completed 50 years married life and on Monday...

Airman – Windle, Jack – Airman A Prisoner

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 8, 1944 Airman A Prisoner Mr. and Mrs. J. Windle, of 57, Church Street, Thurnscoe, received news on Christmas Eve that their...

Soldier – Lewis, Alexander – In West Indies

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 8, 1944 Some South Yorkshire Men with H.M. Forces In West Indies L.A/c.1 Alexander Lewis (38), of Thurnscoe, is in the West Indies....

Thurnscoe Pantomime Artists

20 April 193
South Yorkshire Times February 2, 1934 Thurnscoe Pantomime Artists   Four of the little principals in the production of the pantomime “Dick Whittington” in Saint Helen’s School,...

Marconigrams – November 21st, 1902

November 1902
Mexborough and Swinton Times November 21, 1902 Marconigrams Trades people in Mexborough have given up all hope of a profitable Christmas trade. The shouts of enthusiastic Mexborough...

Clever Young Boxer

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Clever Young Boxer Billy Thompson, the popular Thurnscoe boxing champion, has had a remarkable amateur boxing career.  He started boxing...

Soldier – Spencer, William Guest – Commissioned

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Commissioned Here is a picture of Second Lieut. William Guest Spencer (21), only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Spencer,...

Montagu Hospital – The Week’s Casualty List

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Montagu Hospital The Week’s Casualty List Wednesday. George Case (7), 60, Wath Road, Mexborough, shoulder injury; Eleanor Pocklington, 9, Station Road, Swinton,...

Some Memorable Dates in 1943

January 1944
South Yorkshire Times, January 1, 1944 Looking Back Some Memorable Dates in 1943 January 9 – Announced that Mr. Frank Doxey, manager of Grimethorpe Colliery had been appointed...

New County Districts West Riding Proposals Completed

February 1934
South Yorkshire Times, February 2nd, 1934 New County Districts West Riding Proposals Completed Important Revisions Reorganisation Of Doncaster, Hemsworth, Barnsley and Penistone Rural Districts Fewer and Bigger Urban Authorities Local...

Wedding – Davis & Dickinson

July 1960
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, July 2, 1960 Miss Beryl Davis (Thurnscoe) and Mr George Dickinson (Barnsley) who were married at Saint Hilda’s Church, Thurnscoe

Wedding – Woods & Parkin

July 1960
South Yorkshire Times, Saturday, July 2, 1960 Mr Brian Parkin, of Thurnscoe, and Miss Joan Woods, of Goldthorpe, seen after their wedding at St Andrews...