The Attempted Suicide at Denaby Main

July 1887

Mexborough and Swinton Times July 29, 1887

The Attempted Suicide at Denaby Main.

Annie Walls, a young married woman age 17 years, was brought up charge with attempting to commit suicide by taking embrocation at Denaby main on the previous Wednesday.

The chairman said prisoner was charged with a very serious offence, and he hoped that this would prove a warning to her, and that she would not attempt to commit suicide again. It was a very fortunate thing that she was alive now.

The prisoner said she would never do it again, and she was handed over to her friends