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£90,000 Mine Winder – Coming to Barnburgh Main For £23,000

March 1949
South Yorkshire Times, March 26, 1949 £90,000 Mine Winder Coming to Barnburgh Main For £23,000 Photo shows the £90,000 coal winder, originally built for Russia, and purchased...

Nominations for April Elections – Many Unopposed Returns

March 1949
Mexborough & Swinton Times – March 26, 1949 Nominations for April Elections Many Unopposed Returns New Councillors at Dearne and Darfield Labour’s firm hold on this part of...

Hickleton Youth Club Goalkeeper

March 1949
South Yorkshire Times March 5, 1949 The photograph is of Richard Wright (Frederick Street, Goldthorpe), 17 year old Hickleton youth club goalkeeper. An old boy of...

Editorial – Sheffield Smitten

26 March 1949
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 21 December 1940 Sheffield Smitten Sheffield has now experienced the full fury of a Nazi mass raid and has...

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

April 1949
South Yorkshire Times, April 30, 1949 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. "The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts . ." This pleasant little interlude behind the...

Barnburgh Colliery Amateur Dramatic Society

April 1949
South Yorkshire Times, April 9, 1949 Rehearsals Ever since their formation, Barnburgh Colliery Amateur Dramatic Society have used a room at the rear of the colliery...

Who’s Who in To-morrow’s Urban Council Elections – Twenty Candidates

May 1949
South Yorkshire Times - Saturday 14 May 1949 Twenty Candidates Who's Who in To-morrow's Urban Council Elections Twenty candidates—seven at Conisbrough, four each at Wombwell and Darfield,...

Wedding – Illingworth & Senior

June 1949
South Yorkshire Times June 11, 1949 Swinton Parish Church, Chorister colleague "snaps” the bride and bridegroom (Miss Joan Illingworth, of Barnburgh and Mr Eric Senior,...

73 and 70 Go Cycling

July 1949
South Yorkshire Times, July 23, 1949 73 and 70 Go Cycling Setting out on a 350-mile cycling tour of the Peak to-morrow are two of the...