Cruelty To A Pit Pony – Denaby Driver Sent To Prison.

September 1908

Sheffield Evening Telegraph – Saturday 05 September 1908

Cruelty To A Pit Pony.
Denaby Driver Sent To Prison.

At Doncaster to-day, Henry Lee, pony-driver, of Denaby, was sentenced to a month’s imprisonment for cruelty to pony in the west district of the Cadeby mine on August 28th.

Defendant used a whip with a wire strand, the evidence showing that he thrashed the pony with great severity, cutting it in several places.

Defendant had been convicted for a similar offence in June of last year.