Unlawful Dog Franchise – Unmuzzled Dogs

February 1895

Mexborough and Swinton Times February 22, 1895

Unlawful Dog Franchise

John Bloomer, gentleman, Conisbrough, was charged with allowing his dog at large without a muzzle at that place, on six of February

PC Roughton proved the case, saying he saw the dog at large with only an inefficient strap as a safeguard.

The Chairman: Was it able to bite?

Witness: Yes, sir

Fined 20 shillings, including costs.

Joe Bell, Labour, Conisbrough, also neglected to muzzle his dog at Conisbrough on the 10th.

PC Roughton stated the case.

Defendant pleaded its breaking out, the bench imposed a penalty of 20 shillings including costs