Destructive Conisbro’ Boys.

September 1911

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Wednesday 27 September 1911

Destructive Conisbro’ Boys.

Two boys from. Conisborough. John Hinchcliffe and John Edward Oates, were summoned before the West Riding magistrate at Doncaster yesterday for damaging a Conisborough school wall.

Defendants were caught chipping the terra cotta coping stone with hammer and a stone, and Mr. Cameron, the clerk of works for the school said that the damage done amounted to £2.

Hinchcliffe, who was a pony driver, 14 years of age, was fined 10s. including costs, and Oates, schoolboy, was bound over in his own recognisances.