Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Tuesday 07 February 1888
Stealing Coal at Denaby.
Annie and Emma Gregory, each aged about 11 years, were summoned for having stolen coal, value 6d., the property the Denaby Main Colliery Company, on the 1st.
The coal was taken from the colliery yard to reach which the children had to cross the main line of the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Railway.
A fine of 8s., including costs, imposed in each case. Mr. Hickmott prosecuted