Bad Conisborough Case – 65th Summons

May 1901

Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 24

A Bad Conisborough Case.

Joseph Charlesworth a miner, of Conisborough, was summoned for being drunk and disorderly at that place on the 11th inst.

Evidence was given by PC Richardson.

It was proved that the defendant was a particularly “bad lot,” this being the 65th occasion on which he had been summoned.

The magistrates evidently thinking that a fine would be no good, ordered the defendant be sent for hard Labour for one calendar month.

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