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1912 Jan 27th
Thomas Lingard, of High Melwood, was charged with using a trap without a license. Pc Webb said he saw him with a trap without his name on it, and for which he had no license on December 8th. Pc Knipe said he met him with the trap, and he had a lady with him. Defendant: It wasn’t a lady, it was my wife. He used the cart for business and other purposes ….. fine of 2/6 and costs.

John Melia, of Luddington, was charged with being drunk and disorderly, at Luddington, on the 5th inst. – Pc Leverton said he saw the defendant, who was drunk and used bad language. He was fined 5/- and costs 4/6, or 7 days. He was not present when the case was heard, but appeared later, evidently in drink, and said that he wished to go to prison, as he thought it would do him good.

1912 Feb 24th
Samuel Cowling was ordered to contribute 3/- per week towards the maintenance of the illegitimate child of Helena Pilsworth, of Epworth.

James Vincent and Christopher Barlow, farm servants, were charged with doing wilful damage to the property of E H T Puleine, of Owston Grange, and who also claimed 5/-