Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Tuesday 22 January 1889
Breach of Colliery Rules
Henry Malan, pony driver, of Denaby, was charged with breach of the colliery rules by carrying a pipe and tobacco in the Denaby Main Pit on December 12.
Mr Hickmott, who appeared to prosecute, that the lad was down the pit and was searched in fun by another pony driver, who found him a pipe and some tobacco.
Malin was summoned, but failed to appear, so was arrested on Tuesday, and had been in custody ever since.
Taking this into consideration the authorities did not to indict any further punishment.
Defendant was ordered pay the costs, 24 shillings or go to prison for 14 days.