Scene at Conisbro’.

September 1897

Sheffield Independent – Monday 27 September 1897

Scene at Conisbro’

James and John Pedley, miners, William Pedley and Michael Commons, fillers New Conisbro’, were summoned for having caused an affray on the 18th inst.

Police Sgt Brown said the defendant* were fighting in the means of a crowd of about 100 persons.

John Pedley’s face had been much injured, and William had been bitten at the back of the neck.

John Pedley said never struck a blow; he went to protect his son.

Casey said was first »truck, and only acted in self defence.

Each defendant had pay the costs.