Damage at Denaby

May 1892

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 13 May 1892

Damage at Denaby

Samuel Slater, Elijah Tuft, Amos Harrison, Henry Roach, Charles Watkins Wm. Dagnall, and Thomas Knockton were summoned for having damaged a hedge and growing corn at Denaby on the 23rd April.

The prosecutor was Mr. Wm. Hy. Hawkins

Slater, Harrison, Watkins, and Knockton were each fined 1s . and ordered to pay 1s. damage, and 8s. Costs. The other defendants had to pay penalties of 5s., damage 1s. and 6s. costs.


James Harper, miner, of Swinton, was fined 7s 6d and 7s costs for having been drunk at Swinton 23rd of April.

Police constable Leitch proved the case.

For having been drunk and disorderly at West Melton on 30 April, Fred Laughton and James Laughton miners were each fined five shillings and three shillings costs.

Bad Language at Wath

Hugh Cunningham, miner, of West Melton, was fined five shillings and nine shillings costs for having used obscene language at Wath on 23 April.


Albert Hough, Harry Shaw, John Morris, and John Wm. Turner, miners, were summoned for having gambled at Brampton Bierlow on the 24th ult. The first three defendants were each fined 3s. and 7s. costs, and Turner was mulcted in a penalty of 5s. and 7s. costs.

Police Constable Morley proved the case.