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Marconigrams – July 14th 1951

July 1951

South Yorkshire Times, July 14, 1951


There were no fatal accidents in June in the area covered by the “South Yorkshire Times” series of newspapers, but five people were seriously injured.

A special police watch is being kept this week on Swinton library, where articles worth hundreds of pounds are included in an arts and crafts exhibition

By a big majority in a ballot of members, the Yorkshire Colliery Winding Engine Men’s Association have agreed to seek re-entry to the National Union of Mineworkers

Candidates for confirmation from Barnburgh, Sprotborough and High Melton will be presented to the Bishop of Sheffield by Dr. L. S. Hunter in High Melton Parish Church to-night (Friday).

  1. Eaglestone (Mexborough Grammar School) a prize winner at Wath’s festival swimming gala on Monday, is nephew of A.A. Eaglestone, Rawmarsh author and broadcaster, better known as Roger Dataller.

Included in an exhibition which opened at Sheffield Central Library on Saturday of selected documents from the Wentworth Woodhouse muniments is a letter which Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, wrote to his son the night before his execution.

When Mr. J. A. Hall, Yorkshire miners’ present warned the N.C.B. against attacks on miners’ wages and allowances at Barnsley on Monday, he suggested that managements and men be paid on the amount of coal raised at a colliery.

A £12-a-week miner, who was stated to have told police he averaged 14 to 15 pints of beer a night, was fined a total of £30 at Rotherham on Monday, with £3 16s. costs. He was also disqualified from driving for three years.

Swinton and Kilnhurst Local Labour Party have forwarded the name of County Coun. M. Creighton and Mrs. W. Lawrence to Dearne Valley Divisional Labour Party to be included in the list of nominations for service on the panel of magistrates.