Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 14 March 1910
Denaby Neighbours’ Quarrel.
George Bowen, a Denaby labourer, was charged at Doncaster on Saturday with assaulting a neighbour named Sarah Hawkins.
Complainant was standing her own door waiting for her brother. When he arrived defendant stopped him and asked why had been making statements about his wife, and forthwith struck and knocked him down.
Complainant went between them, and defendant, after using bad language, seized her by the throat and struck her three times eventually knocking her down.
Defendant denied the assault, but admitted getting bold of complainant and shoving her down.
He was bound over to keep the peace for six months, and ordered pay the costs.