Thursday 18th May 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1733: First record of mining in Bella Wood, Hickleton, by a Mr Pymont.
1905: Montagu Hospital in Mexbrough was officially opened by James Montagu.
2003: A statue to John Wesley that was designed in 1853 is finally unveiled in 2003 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
17 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
55 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
75 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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