Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 01 February 1901
Matches in the Mine.
At the West Riding Police Court, today, Wilfred Halford, Mexborough, pony driver, was summoned for a breach of special rule No. 99 the Manvers Main Colliery, and James McDonald and Patrick Flannery, fillers, Denaby, were summoned for a similar offence at the Denaby Main Colliery.
The defendants, who had been guilty of taking matches into the mine, were each fined 1s. and 13s. 6d. costs.