Worst Village – Buckingham Pope v Eastern Morning & Hull News

May 1900

The article by the “Christian Budget” which referred to Denaby Main as the “worst village in England “ in 1899 was the background to the Court Case as the Eastern Morning and Hull News sought to link Mr Buckingham Pope, the Chairman of the Collieries to the conditions described in the village Index

1. Mr Buckingham Pope in Witness Box
2. Plaintiff’s Summing Up
3. Defendant’s Summing Up
4. Judge’s Summing Up and Verdict

Further reference Denaby Main 1899 – The Worst Village in England