Scope and Content

Comprising: Labour Party diploma in electoral and party organisation awarded to Miss Satterthwaite, Aug 1953; Edlington Parish Council, byelaws for pleasure grounds, and rules for allotments, 1921; Edlington New Village Allotment Society Ltd, rules 1929; Auction sale catalogue for 866 acres in Old Edlington, part of the estate of Battie-Wrightson of Cusworth, 1945; Souvenir guide to the coronation exhibition of old Doncaster 1953; Souvenir programme for 50th anniversary of Edlington Victoria Schools, 1963; Edlington Hill Top School Magazine, 1967; Programme for visit of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to Doncaster 1975; Annual income and expenditure account for Wadworth Community Centre 1987; Order of service for the funeral of Desmond Sydney Leech 1921-1985, 26 Nov 1985; Group photograph, including Miss Satterthwaite, no date, c1940s; Newspaper cuttings relating to Edlington and women in politics, including Mrs Ellen Tait 1940s-1975; A Britton, 'Report on recreational facilities in Edlington...', with photographs, Apr 1975; Student project on facilities, industry and history of Edlingotn, with photographs c 1970s; Student project on the history of Edlington, c1970s; Essay on Old Edlington, Yorkshire Main Colliery and New Edlington, c1953; Essay on Old Edlington with brief notes on New Edlington, c1966; Notes on houses in Old Edlington and New Edlington in 1910, c1960s; Part of the typescript of a one-act play titled 'Look in on the Brightside', c 1960s

Administrative / Biographical History

These are the surviving papers of Violet Satterthwaite of Edlington (1907-1988), a life-long member of the local Labour Party and chair of Edlington town council in the late 1970s

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