Leaving a Train in Motion

August 1901

Mexborough and Swinton Times, August 23.

Leaving a Train in Motion at Conisbrough.

Abraham Cranidge, a miner, of Conisbrough, was summoned by William James Lardner for leaving a train whilst in motion at Conisbrough Station.

It was stated that on 21 July the defendant was a passenger by the Doncaster train, and when the train had stopped at Conisbrough Station, and had just got going again the defendant was seen to jump out of the carriage.

Charles William Richards, stationmaster, at Conisbrough, said that on the date in question he saw the defendant jump out of the train after it had just got going. The defendant was followed out by another man.

The defendant alighted on his feet all right, but the other man fell on his face and was badly injured. Witness asked the defendant for his name and address, and he was very impertinent. He gave a wrong name and address.

Defendant pleading guilty, and was fined 20 shillings, including costs.

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