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Marconigrams – August 27th 1921

August 1921

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 27 August 1921


The Prince is going to give the Leger a miss

Electricity for domestic purposes is being installed at Kilnhurst.

This week-end sees the wind-up of the elementary school holidays.

Wombwell is the most populous urban district in the West Riding

The entries for the Penistone Show, held yesterday, constituted a record.

A case is reported from Wombwell of a litter of twenty pigs, all likely to thrive.

King Football will get an ovation when he comes on to do his first turn on Saturday.

Mr. Tom Williams has withdrawn his resignation of the Labour candidature in the Don Valley.

Dr. W. Combe, of Mexboro’ will be leaving in a week or two to take up an appointment at Snodland, in Kent.

Mr. A. R. Linford, of Wombwell, eminent in this district as an architect and musician, died this week. aged 58.


Much concern is felt in local ex-Service circles at the possible abolition of the war pension centre at Mexborough.

Dr. J. M. Lawl recently appointed medical officer to the Dearne Urban Council, has resigned the appointment.

A testimonial fund to mark the retirement of Mr. E. Kettle, headmaster of the Kilnhurst National School is being organised. I

The clerical and official staffs of the Manvers Main and Barnburgh Collieries are all aboard for Scarborough to-day (Saturday).

A Conisboro’ defendant at Doncaster excused himself with the plea that Army service had made him “irresponsible when excited.”

The first local death from mine gas since the Cadeby disaster occurred at the Barnburgh colliery on Wednesday, when a young Goldthorpe haulage hand lost his life.