Wednesday 4th April 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1235: Thomas de Flaytorp is presented as the new vicar at St Peter's Church, Warmsworth.
1720: Warmsworth poet and translator Francis Fawkes was baptised in Warmsworth St Peter.
1785: Edmund Cartwright, Doncaster's inventor of the power loom, posted his 1st flawed patent.
1981: Mexborough radio presenter Tony Capstick hit number 3 in the charts with Capstick Comes Home/The Sheffield Grinder.
2009: Two brothers in care viciously attack local boys in Edlington in high profile case.
11 Years Ago Today
Rugby legend Ellery Hanley becomes coach of Doncaster Rugby League Club.
50 Years Ago Today
Manager Lawrie McMenemy's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, home to Wrexham.
55 Years Ago Today
The last Doncaster trolleybus (number 375) ran down Beckett Road.
74 Years Ago Today
DFS Founder and magnate Graham Kirkham was born in Maltby.»
122 Years Ago Today
Doncaster Scientific Society ask at a council meeting if they can start a museum within the Old Library.»
131 Years Ago Today
Stephen Wade, the last of Britain's executioner's, was born in Doncaster.»
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