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Drunk, Disorderly & Obscene Language

October 1891

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 30 October 1891

Drunk at Swinton

Lewis feels then, traveller, of Swinton, was ordered to pay a penalty of and costs, having been drunk at Swinton on the third inst.

Sergeant Little was the officer in the case.

Drunk at Wath Feast

Aaron Mangham, labourer, of New Hill, was summoned for having been drunk at Wath on 13 inst.

Police constable Oxley was on duty on the day named, the occasion being Wath Feast, when he saw the defendant taking his coat off and wanted to fight. He was drunk.

Fined 10 shillings and costs.

Thomas Waring, miner of Winterwell, was summoned for being disorderly and refusing to quit the George and Dragon Inn, at Wath, My Jones recent, on the 13 inst.

Defendant was in the public house and commenced to use bad language. When requested to leave he refused and sergeant Woods was therefore sent for. The officer ejected him.

The magistrates imposed a fine of 20 and costs.

Another Case from Swinton

Charles Dobson, of Swinton, was summoned for being drunk on the 11th inst.

Police constable Holland saw the defendant in the street. He was in a drunken condition and use bad language.

Disorderly and refusing to quit at Swinton.

George Bottomley, trammel of Bolton on Dearne and George Hanks, from Swinton, some from being disorderly and for having refused to quit the Roman Hotel, Roman Terrace, on the 10th inst.

the defendant commenced to create a disturbance, and a policeman had to be sent for.

Bottomley was fined 10s and costs, and Hanks 5s and costs.

Drunk at Denaby

John McCall, miner, of Denaby was mulcted in a penalty of 10 shillings and costs for having been disorderly and refusing to quit the Reresby Arms Denaby on the 12th inst.

Obscene Language

John Speight, miner, of West Melton, was summoned for having used obscene language at Wath on the 13th inst.

Sergeant Woods proved the case.

The magistrates inflicted a fine of 5s and costs.