Stealing a Duck at Conisbro’.

July 1889

Sheffield Independent – Monday 22 July 1889

Stealing a Duck at Conisbro’.

On Saturday, at Doncaster, James Cooke, a Denaby collier, was charged with having stolen a duck, belonging to a Conisbro’ publican, named Arthur Moody.

According to the evidence, the defendant was in the Alma Inn, on Sunday week, and went out into the yard in a suspicious manner.

Subsequently the duck was missed, and be was asked about it.

Under his bed, at home a part of a dead duck was found.

Fined 40s., including costs.