Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 03 June 1911
“Cricket” at Conisborough
Fines of 8/- each inclusive were inflicted on the following New Conisborough men for “throwing missiles in a public place.” :
Fred Moore, Charles Gaynor, Samuel Wagstaffe, John Rowbotham (pit hands), and Harry Turner (glass hand).
PC Barnes proves the case, and a woman who appeared in place of one defendant said the lads “were only playing cricket.”