Pony Cruelty

September 1918

Sheffield Evening Telegraph – Wednesday 25 September 1918

Pony Cruelty

A Denaby pony driver, named Joseph Spriggs (15), whose earnings average 31s. per week, was charged at Doncaster West Riding Court to-day, with cruelty pony in the pit.

Defendant, who did not appear, was seen to kick a pony half-a-dozen times on the hind legs.

The skin was bruised, and the pony was off work next day.

A fine of 20s. was imposed