Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 16 September 1892
Henry Tonkin was charged with being drunk and disorderly at Conisborough on the 9th inst.
PC Truman said that about 8.40 the previous night he was on duty in Station Road, near the Station Hotel, when he heard someone shouting and swearing.
Ongoing in the direction of the noise he saw the prisoner, was drunk and cursing and swearing. Witness asked him for his name, but prisoner refused to give it, and been a stranger he was locked up.
Sergeant Ambler gave corroborative evidence.
Fined 2s 6d and 9s costs.