RAILWAY AND INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF THE SOUTH WEST BLACK COUNTRY

 
 

 

 

 

County Express
incorporating
BRIERLEY HILL, STOURBRIDGE, KIDDERMINSTER & DUDLEY NEWS
SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE & EAST WORCESTERSHIRE CHRONICLE


Vol. 1, No. 51 ] SATURDAY, 21st.., DECEMBER, 1867 [ Price 1d.

LOCAL AND DISTRICT PETTY SESSIONS.
Stourbridge - Friday.

"CREATING A DISTURBANCE AT THE RAILWAY STATION:- Archibold Marchand, of Dudley, was charged with creating a disturbance at the Stourbridge Railway Station on Thursday night. Mr.H.Phillips, station master, said about seven o'clock on Thursday night his attention was called to the defendant, who was drunk and fallen into a basket of eggs belonging to Mrs.Pearson. Witness went up to him, when defendant laid hold of him and nearly strangled him. He was further charged with assaulting Mrs.Elizabeth Pearson at the same time. The defendant pleaded guilty. Mrs.Pearson said she came from the Kidderminster market by train. The defendant was there quite drunk and rolled into a basket of eggs belonging to her. He then abused her and took hold of her. Mr.Phillips corroborated the evidence of Mrs.Pearson, and said the man was not in a fit condition to travel. Fine 5s. and costs in each case, and in default fourteen days imprisonment in each case.