Cruelty to a Horse at Conisbro’

December 1907

Sheffield Independent – Monday 02 December 1907

Cruelty to a Horse at Conisbro’

At Doncaster, on Saturday, James Kent, hawker, Mexborough, was fined 50 shillings, inclusive of course, for cruelty to a horse, at Conisbrough, on November 24.

Sergeant Horton and another witness stated that defendant lash the animal severely with a whip, but it could not travel any faster.

The animal was stopped and a large raw wound discovered under the saddle.