"Petty Sessions - At the Court House on the 4th inst.
before F Billam, F H Fawkes and
B Thompson Esqrs. , the following cases were
The collector of the Otley bar of the
Leeds and Otley Road charged John Bell, carrier, with evading the toll on the
21st of October. Fined 5s and costs.
William Morby was summoned by Mary
Thorpe of Burley to show cause why an order in bastardy should not be made on
him for the maintenance of her illegitimate child. Order granted for 1s 6d per
week and costs.
William Dalby summoned by Elizabeth
Flesher of Yeadon on a similar charge. Order granted for 1s 6d per week and
John Wood was summoned by Mary Pratt of
Yeadon on a similar charge. Order granted for 1s 6d per week and costs.
On the complaint of Mr Forster,
inspector of weights and measures, the following shopkeepers were fined for
having deficient weights :-
Chas Lawson 1s and costs, Joseph Firth 4s and costs
and William Knapton 6d and costs"
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