Breach of Colliery Rules

July 1907

Sheffield Evening Telegraph – Saturday 27 July 1907

Breach of Colliery Rules

Several summonses for breach of colliery rules taken out by the Denaby and Cadeby Colliery Co. were heard at the West Riding Court, Doncaster, today.

John Headland, hurrier, Denaby, pleaded guilty breach of rule by failing to fix back stays to a run of tubs descending a gradient, and be was fined 10s. and 11s. 6d. costs.

Arthur Hutton, collier, was summoned for failing to support the roof of a working place, and was fined a like sum.

William. Brooke pony driver, was charged with breach of rule 106, and it appeared that he failed to secure a number of tubs. He pleaded guilty and was fined 5s. and costs.

For somewhat a similar offence, neglecting to follow the instructions of a deputy, John McDermott, was fined 2s. 5d. and costs.