Drunks, Gambling & Muzzling

July 1890

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 11 July 1890

Drunk at Swinton

Edward Tracey of Mexborough was charged with being drunk and disorderly at Swinton on the eighth inst, and the fine of five shillings and costs was imposed

Unmuzzled Dog at Denaby

William Hanks, miner, of Denaby, was ordered to pay 2s 6d for allowing his dog to be at large without being muzzled on 23 June.

PC Midgley was the officer in the case

Refusing to Quit at West Melton

Thomas Waring was fine 20 shillings and the costs for refusing to quit the Crown Inn, West Melton, on the 25th June. From the evidence of Mrs. Hepworth, the Landlady. it appeared that the defendant, alter the landlord had left the house for while, pestered the pianist with his attentions, who to evade him went from one room to the other. He persisted however, and indulged in most & obscene language, and on the landlady requesting him to leave he refused. She sent for the police, but her husband arrived in the meantime, and eventually he went.

Gambling at Hooton Roberts

Thomas Kirby, Richard Hutchinson, Albert Rawson, Charles Gray, Samuel Dyson (who appeared) and Albert Pashley (who did not appear), all of Kilnhurst, were summoned for gaming with cards at Hoorn Roberts, on the 22nd Jane.

P.c. Watson proved the case —Pashley was fined 7s. 6d, and costa, sod the other defendants were ordered to pay 5s. and costs each.