Tuesday 18th July 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1849: Doncaster Town Council apply for land at Potteric Carr to be converted to the first communal cemetary.
1886: St Wilfred's Church in Cantley reopened after restoration by George Gilbert Scott.
1978: Actress Kate Baines was born in Doncaster.
94 Years Ago Today
Tightly controlled demolition of 150ft chimney within 15yards of Doncaster houses.
152 Years Ago Today
Architect W. Watkins won a competition, inaugurated by Doncaster Town Council, for his design for the Corn Exchange and with it the 1st prize of £100.
824 Years Ago Today
The oldest town charter by Richard I is decreed.
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