Mine Offences

August 1917

Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 27 August 1917

At the Doncaster West Riding Court, on Saturday, James Auty, Mexborough: George Jones. George Kay, and .lames Haycock of Denaby, and Joseph Lunn, Conisborough, haulage hands, employed by the Denaby Colliery Company, were summoned for breach of the Mines Act by going into a part the mine other than the one which they were working.

Auty was fined 14s and the others 10s each.

James Humphries, miner, Denaby, was charged by the Denaby & Cadeby Main Collieries Co. for breach of the Mines Act at Denaby, in failing to report a damaged lamp to the lampman. A fine of 60s. was imposed.

Albert Hoult, haulage hand, Mexborough, was fined 50s. for taking a cigarette down the Denaby Mine.