Tuesday 4th April 2017
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.
16 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
54 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
74 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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