Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 18 May 1912
Struck his Mate
Denaby Youth Improperly uses Safety Lamp
A useful Denaby pit hand, named William Henry Oakes, was summoned for a breach of colliery rules at the Denaby Colliery on May 6.
Mr Allen, who appeared to prosecute, said the defendant was charged with improperly using a safety lamp by hitting another with it. The lad had a good character, and the Colliery Company did not wish to press the case.
Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined 11/6 inclusive