Graham McGuigan has been searching the area, digging for  bottles and pottery from the past.  Some of the bottles are glass, and some are of the stone type.  This first set of pictures shows a glass medicine bottle from the Doncaster Co-operative Society Drug Department from the 1920s.  People reused the bottles after the medicine was used up, and this one found in Rossington is one of those.

The bottle when found showing the place where it originated

The bottle when found showing the place where it originated

The same bottle when cleaned up and would have been ready for reuse

The same bottle when cleaned up and would have been ready for reuse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This mug below commemorated the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 and was found in Rossington.  As the handle is missing, it was probably thrown away in the 1920s. (The Treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty document signed by Germany and the Allied Powers in 1919).

 

Decorated mug from 1919, probably owned by a Rossington family

Decorated mug from 1919, probably owned by a Rossington family

The other side of the mug. The loss of handle probably led to it being thrown out

The other side of the mug. The loss of handle probably led to it being thrown out

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