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Wedding –Heeley & Hammonds

September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 30 September 1939 Mr A E Hammonds and Miss Miriam Heeley after their wedding at Bolton Parish Church last...

Bolton Modern School Girls tour Belgium

September 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times, September 1, 1939 Girls of Bolton Modern School photographed in the castle of the Count of Flanders, at Ghent, during their recent...

South Yorkshire Looks to Its Defences – Reports from the Districts

September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 09 September 1939 South Yorkshire Looks to Its Defences Skating Rink as "Hospital" Rapid Improvisation at Mexborough Raid Scare Found...

War Gets Closer – District Reactions To Crisis    

September 1939
Mexborough and Swinton Times, September 1, 1939 District Reactions To Crisis Volunteers Still Wanted Mexborough 175 Below Strength Appeals At A.R.P. Meeting   A grave and thoughtful audience in...

Editorial – Standing By

1 September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Friday 01 September 1939 Standing By A week of tension, with the issues of peace and war swaying in the...

Editorial – The Curtain Rises – The Die Is Cast.

9 September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 09 September 1939 The Curtain Rises The Die Is Cast. We are at war with the rulers of the...

Editorial – The Fog of War

16 September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 16 September 1939 The Fog of War The fog of war has descended and mighty operations by land, sea,...

Editorial – Frankenstein and His Monster

23 September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 16 September 1939 Frankenstein and His Monster Though our worst fears have been realised and the resistance of Poland...

Editorial – The Cost of War

30 September 1939
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 30 September 1939 The Cost of War The War Budget has brought home the financial implications of our task....