CHATSWORTH by R BRUNT

‘CHATSWORTH’ Chatsworth, home of Lords and Ladies, Peaceful haven from an outside fades. The house stands alone, majestic and royal, Built on foundations of sweat and toil.   All around, sights and sounds are kind, Looking and listening will rest … Read More

THE MOSS by EDITH BRUNT

“THE MOSS”   We travel far and wide across the countryside, Strolling thro’ historic villages and quiet country parks. Wander by rivers fast flowing and wide And yet I will say – the river Moss is my pride.   It … Read More

Dane Balk, Mosborough By John Rotherham February 2021

Dane Balk, Mosborough by John Rotherham  February 2021   Dane Balk[1] is a site of relatively obscure historical/archaeological interest lying towards the south of Mosborough, straddling the Rotherham Road, between Eckington and Halfway. It was first recorded in a Nineteenth-Century … Read More

MOSBRO’ SCHOOL BOYS HELPED THEMSELVES.

Mosbro’ Schoolboys’ Theft from Colliery Office. Two Mosbro’ school boys. John Batty and Harold Attenborough, were summoned before the Eckington magistrates on Monday. for stealing £3 5s. from the Streetfield Colliery Office, Mosbro’. The latter boy’s mother, Elisabeth Attenborough, was … Read More

MISSING MAN FRED MOORCROFT

THE DERBYSHIRE TIMES, FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 1939 BODY IN DAM ECKINGTON – find ends search for Mosbro’ Man   A verdict of “Found drowned” was returned at the inquest at Eckington on Tuesday on Fred Moorcroft (39), unemployed, 9, Queen … Read More

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