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Tailpiece – Aunt Matilda’s Ample Calf

October 1951
South Yorkshire Times, October 27th, 1951 Tailpiece Our bulldog ate the large half Of Aunt Matilda’s ample calf; I should, I trust, have been upset Were dog food not...

“Aladdin” by St. Andrew’s Theatrical Society.

January 1951
South Yorkshire Times, January 27th, 1951 "Aladdin” by St. Andrew's Theatrical Society. "Aladdin” played by Yvonne Longden, pictured with principals in the pantomime given this week...

Bolton Legion Rid for New H.Q. Aid – Another Appeal

January 1951
South Yorkshire Times, January 27th, 1951 Another Appeal Bolton Legion Rid for New H.Q. Aid Bolton British Legion decided at their meeting on Sunday to appeal again...

Police Court Briefs – January 11th, 1941

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 11 January 1941 Police Court Briefs Thurnscoe. George W, Green (17), haulage hand, Thurnscoe, was fined £2 at Doncaster, on...

Police Court Briefs – January 25th, 1941

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 January 1941 Police Court Briefs Mexborough. A 17-year-old Mexborough labourer, AIbert Lawrence, was ordered to pay 4s. costs at...

War Weapons Week – Plans Taking Shape

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 January 1941 Plans Taking Shape Preparations for Big United Effort Plans are beginning to take shape for a...

Election: Who’s Who

October 1951
South Yorkshire Times, October 20th, 1951 Election: Who’s Who Rother Valley Mr. D. Griffiths (Lab.): Born Goldthorpe 1896, began work at Hickleton Main at 13. Has had...

Tailpiece – Mrs Wospottle in Hospital

October 1951
South Yorkshire Times, October 20th, 1951 Tailpiece Mrs. Wospottle, if rumour, discreetly whispered be true had been taken to hospital, treated, and cured, but she was...

Plans Taking Shape

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 January 1941 Plans Taking Shape Preparations for Big United Effort Plans are beginning to take shape for a...

Montagu Hospital – The Week’s Casualty List – January 25th, 1941

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 January 1941 Montagu Hospital The Week's Casualty Patients Admitted:— Saturday: George Chandler. 41, Westfield Crescent, Thurnscoe, injury to...

Airman – Scarrott, Wilfred – Home on Leave Last Week-end – D.F.M.

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 18 January 1941 Home on Leave Last Week-end Here is a picture of Sergeant William Scarrott. of No. 59 Squadron,...

To-Days London Hearing

October 1951
South Yorkshire Times, October 20th, 1951 To-Days London Hearing The first case down for hearing in the cause list in the King’s Bench Division of the...

Bolton Boy – Killed in Mishap – Jury Exonerate Car Driver

October 1951
South Yorkshire Times, October 13th, 1951 Jury Exonerate Car Driver Bolton Boy, Killed in Mishap, Ignored “Halt” Sign Evidence that a 14-year-old Bolton boy, return from a...

Editorial – Expert Thuggery at Pearl Harbour (video)

13 December 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 13 December 1941 Expert Thuggery at Pearl Harbour To parody the familiar advertisement we thought the Hun was black until...

Airman – Scarrott, Wilfred – Shot Down Messerschmitt – D.F.M.

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 11 January 1941 Gallant Gunner Bolton Airman Gets D.F.M. Shot Down Messerschmitt Another former Bolton-on-Dearne airman, Sergeant Wilfred Scarrott of No....

Pantomime – “The Sleeping Beauty” 

October 1951
South Yorkshire Times, October 20th, 1951 Pantomime - “The Sleeping Beauty”  St. Andrew’s Theatrical Society’s annual pantomime this year does not go into production until next...

Has The Tide Turned? – Trade Review – Coal, Iron & Steel, Brass, Glass,...

November 1931
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 20 November 1931 Has The Tide Turned? Can we bring back to the silent factories and workshops, to the derelict...

Y.M.A.  President’s Message – “Stick It And We Shall Win” – New Year Call

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Y.M.A.  President’s Message "Stick It And We Shall Win" New Year Call "Come the three corners of the world...

Diary of 1941 – Some Notable Dates

January 1942
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 03 January 1942 January 2—Death Mr. Spencer Baker for 16 years Clerk to Conisbrough Council 17—Farewell presentation to the Rev. B. Russell,...

Milestones of 1940 – A Diary of the Year

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Milestones of 1940 A Diary of the Year January. 5—Death of Mr. George Kilner, for 17 years managing director...

Marconigrams – January 04th, 1941

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Marconigrams Figure of speech: "Our worthy councillor has been the backbone of the soup kitchen for some...

Proud Record.

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Proud Record. Wath Grammar School has a record of which it is proud and which, it is...

Airman – Unwin, George Cecil, DSO, DFM & Bar

January 1941
Wikipedia Extracts & Photograph: George Cecil Unwin, DSO, DFM & Bar (18/1/1913 to 28/6/2006) was born in the town of Bolton upon Dearne, near Barnsley,...

Wedding – Crockett & Smith

January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Mr. H. Smith (Leeds) and Miss P. Crockett (Bolton) Two members of the Old Wathonians' Society. Miss...

Marconigrams – December 17th, 1921

December 1921
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 17 December 1921 Marconigrams. Post Christmas letters and parcels early. The epidemic of typhoid fever at Bolton is happily abating Consider...