Sheffield Independent – Tuesday 21 February 1899
Breach of Colliery Rules.
Walter Butterfield, of Mexboro’, pleaded guilty, yesterday, at the Rotherham West Riding Police Court, to a charge of committing a breach of a special rule at Denaby Pit, by riding on an underground road without the permission of the manager or under; manager on January 28th.
The defendant is a pony driver, and he had mounted on his pony and was going along a travelling plane to the danger of the men.
Mr. Hickmott prosecuted, and the defendant was fined 5s. and costs