Saturday 16th June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1737: Conisbrough Castle and manor of Conisbrough were sold to the Duke of Leeds for £22,500.
1892: First service at the Wesleyan Chapel off Chapel Street, Bentley.
1989: Barnburgh Main Colliery was closed after 78 years.
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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