Cheating the Railway

May 1882

Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 12th

Cheating the railway.

“How did ter get hoorme last night (Good Friday) through Conisborough? Err come home in a first-class carriage wi a third class ticket,” said a Mexburgian to a companion.

“Oh, orr licked thee, an’t railway company anole, orr bought mor ticket, at Conisborough, walked home, and kept my ticket a mi pocket