Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

Lincolnshire Chronicle (1882)

Source:
[Anon. (Auth.)]
GAINSBOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS, TUESDAY
Lincolnshire Chronicle, 20th Jan.1882, No,2743 pp.7f-g

"....James Houghton, David Linton, James Hudson, John Butler, George Murlin and George Strawson were charged with maliciously damaging a number of raspberry canes, an asparagus bed and the lawn of the rectory of Willingham, belonging to Dr. Sutton and others. It appeared that the defendants, on the 9th January, obtained a plough and got some boys to pull, and then they went into the gardens and did considerable damage. P.C.Spray proved the case. Fined 8s10d including costs."

Index Terms:
Locations: Willingham, Lincs. (SK8785)
Years: Occurred 1882
Subjects: Malicious ploughing; Petty Sessions
People: James Houghton (Perf.); David Linton (Perf.); James Hudson (Perf.); John Butler (Perf.); George Murlin (Perf.); George Strawson (Perf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00706; I.T.Jones Collection, Ref.L5-3

Indexed by Idwal Jones. Last updated Feb.2005

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