Extracts from Newspapers re Palterton 1906 to 1910


1908Derbyshire Times dated 4 January.  page 8.  col.3.
Row at Palterton.  Constable Violently Assaulted.
Mr. T. R. Watkinson had before him at Chesterfield on Monday, two Palterton men, named William Hallam and Arthur Heald, the former charged with refusing to quit the Hare and Hounds, Palterton and both with assaulting P.C.Goodburn whilst in the execution of his duty.  P.C.Goodburn said that he was called to the Hare and Hounds, and saw the landlord trying to eject Hallam.  The Constable put Hallam out and in the process, he, Hallam and the landlord fell on the ground, when Heald came up saying, "you shall not take that man" and kicked the Constable several times.  Both the men were very violent and he had to put handcuffs on HallamHeald said, "I never struck you".  The men were remanded until today (Saturday).

1908Derbyshire Times dated 11 January.
Palterton men assault Constable and pay dearly for it.
There was trouble at the Hare and Hounds Inn, Palterton on December 26 (1907) and the indirect result of William Hallam's refusal to quit when requested was the appearance of three men at Chesterfield on Saturday.  The first charge was that against Hallam of refusing to quit.  He was jointly charged with Arthur Heald with assaulting P.C.Goodburn in the execution of his duty.  Geeorge Wilson was implicated, having to answer charges of obstructing the Police and using indecent language.  Ernest Wilcockson prosecuted in the first case.  P.C.Goodburn said he saw the landlord trying to eject Hallam with the help of several other men.  He asked the man to go outside quietly, and he refused, the Constable eventually having to take him into custody.  Heald went up to the officer and saying, "You are not going to lock him up", struck him several times.  Hallam, too was violent, kicking and striking the Constable.  Then Wilson appeared on the scene, and told the Policeman he would not have to lock Hallam up.  Wilson also made use of very bad language.  On the way to the lock up, Hallam said, "What I have done, I can pay for." A witness said that he heard P.C.Goodburn call for assistance with a man named Hallam, who was rather "restless".  The Policeman and Hallam were on the ground when witness saw Wilson attempt to shove the officer away.  Heald declared that the officer was arresting him by mistake for Hallam until someone pointed it out.  Mrs Heald was also called but Hallam had 10shillings to pay and the costs for refusing to quit and the same amount for assaulting the Constable.  Heald was fined 10shillings and the costs for the assault and Wilson was ordered to pay 2s..6d. + costs for obstructing the Police, + the costs for using indecent language.

1908  Derbyshire Times dated 11 January 1908.
Serious Palterton Case.  Young man remanded.
A serious charge was preferred against ??? Turner, a Palterton young man at the Chesterfield County Police Court on Thursday.  Turner was charged with committing an indecent assault upon a married woman namely Sarah Ann Bradley, the wife of a miner living at 13, The Row, (13 ROW) Palterton.  As prosecutrix did not appear, the evidence was not gone into.
P.C.Goodburn stating that Turner had admitted assaulting the woman, but denied indecency.  Defendant was remanded until Monday.

Derbyshire Times dated 1 February 1908.
POLICE BREVITIES.
P. C.Goodburn found Frederick Rice in a drunken condition in Mansfield Road, Palterton on 21 January.  The man was disorderly and the Constable charged him before the Chesterfield County Mags. Court on Saturday.  Rice was fined 2s..6d. + costs.
SAME DATE. Large article on the death of Rev. CHAS. KERRY - the historian.

8 February 1908.
A Palterton man named SAMUEL SHEPPARD was charged at Chesterfield on Wednesday with drunkenness at Castle Street, Bolsover and on P.C. STEVENSONS evidence was fined 2s..6d. + costs.

15 February 1908.
For making use of indecent language at Palterton on 29 January George Wilson was on Saturday at Chesterfield Petty Sessions, fined 7s..6d + costs.  P.C. Goodburn proved the case.

29 February 1908.
Page 10.  Col. 2.  SCARCLIFFE MAN GETS 15 MONTHS.....

7 March 1908.
For keeping a dog without a licence at Palterton on the 1 Feb. Thomas Poxon was fined 7s..6d. + cost at Chesterfield on Saturday.  P.C. Goodburn gave evidence.

Derbyshire Times dated 4 April 1908.
page 8.  col.4.
A COSTLY SHOVE.  PALTERTON MINER'S SILLY ACT.

PALTERTON did not have a football team 1907 to 1908.  At least there are no reports in the Derbyshire Times of their games.

Derbyshire Times dated 25 April 1908.
page 3.  Col. 3.
PALTERTON'S SNUFF.  OBTAIN A PHOTOCOPY!

Derbyshire Times dated 25 April 1908.
page 3. Col. 3.
also, Palterton Primitive Methodist's had a cricket team in the Bolsover Sunday School League.  The names of the main players were:  CRITCHLOW, DICKENSON, BARKS, REVEL, TOWNSEND, WHITWORTH, JOHNSON, TEMPLETON, HAYES, MIDDLETON and ALLFREE.

Derbyshire Times dated 6 June 1908.
POLICE BREVITIES.
PALTERTON.  David Appleton was fined 5/- + costs at Chesterfield on Saturday for being Drunk and Disorderly on May 23.

Derbyshire Times dated 20 June 1908.
POLICE BREVITIES.
PALTERTON.  For being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 7 June Henry Voice had to pay 2s..6d + costs at Chesterfield Police Court on Saturday.  P.C. Goodburn gave evidence.
For making indecent language at Palterton on 19 June, Walter Griffiths had to pay 2s..6d + costs at Chesterfield on Saturday.  P.C. Goodburn gave evidence.

page 12 col.5. PALTERTON - ARTICLE ON CROPS. Obtain a photocopy.

1908  Derbyshire Times,dated 27 June 1908.
Alleged Gaming at Palterton.  Policeman's struggle with prisoner.
A Policeman had an exciting encounter with two men with whom he had attempted to arrest at Palterton.  The sequel was the appearance before Mr. Robinson at the County Magistrates Office at Chesterfield on Monday of William Smitham on a charge of gaming and assaulting P.C.Goodburn. The Constable told the Magistrate that he had seen the prisoner and two other men, gambling on a public footpath at Palterton.  He took hold of prisoners and another man, the former became very violent, kicking him several times.  After a struggle, witness with the assistance of Police Sergeant Burdett, overpowered the prisoner and took him into custody.  The other two men escaped.  Smitham was remanded until Saturday.

1908  Derbyshire Times dated 4 July 1908.
Police Brevities.
William Smitham, Samuel Poxon and John Machin were each fined 1/- for gaming.  Smitham. to pay 1. costs for assaulting a P.C.
P.C.Goodburn gave evidence against William Hallam at Chesterfield on Saturday and defendant, who was seen Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 20 June was ordered to pay 6s.+ costs.
For making indecent language at Palterton on 19 June, Walter Griffiths had to pay 2s..6d + costs at Chesterfield on Saturday.  P.C.Goodburn gave evidence.

1908Derbyshire Times dated 11 July.
Interesting history - Since beginning of last century  ......
Obtain a photocopy of this article.

1908  Derbyshire Times dated 25 July.  page 3.  Col.3.
Always Nagging.  Obtain a photocopy!

1908Derbyshire Times dated 8 August.
Scarcliffe Church had a new organ August 1908.

1908.  For being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 27 July, Henry Revill was fined 2s..6d plus costs at Chesterfield on Saturday.  P.C. Goodburn stated the facts.

1908Derbyshire Times dated 5 September. page 2. col.4.
Palterton Woman's Application.  Get a photocopy.

1908Derbyshire Times dated 12 September.
Palterton Friendly Society Tea.
Tea and Sports in connection with the Junior section of the Duke of Portland Lodge of the Sheffield Equalise Independent Druids was held at Palterton on Saturday.  Tea was provided by host and hostess Bennett of the Nags Head in the field lent by Mrs H. Palfreyman, games and races were held and the youngsters received sweets and nuts.  Messrs Churm, Sec. Clayworth, Bradshaw, Barker, Hives and Drabble carried out the arrangements.  At the Lodge meeting which followed regret was expressed at losing such an energetic member as F. Barks who is leaving the district and who has been Asst. Sec. for the last 5 years.

1908Derbyshire Times dated 26 September 1908.
For being Drunk and Disorderly, at Palterton on 11 September John Moore was fined 5/- + costs at Chesterfield on Saturday.
page 12,  col.5.  Palterton - an article on crops. Obtain a photocopy.

1908Derbyshire Times dated 3 October 1908.  page 2, column 2.
For Better or Worse.  Palterton Husband advised not to talk "Rot".
Obtain a photocopy.  This article relates to George Richards, my grandfathers brother.

Derbyshire Times dated 3 October 1908. Page 8.
Police Brevities.
  Palterton.
Derbyshire Times dated Saturday 10 October 1908. A tall smart looking ex Guardsman named William Hallam (24) Miner of Palterton was summoned at Chesterfield on Saturday for being Drunk and refusing to quit the Nags Head, Palterton on Sept.24.  Evidence was given by Mr A. Bennett, the landlord and it was stated that it was the defendants third appearance this year.  A fine of 6 shillings + costs was imposed.

Derbyshire Times dated Saturday 24 October 1908. Page 2.
Police Brevities.
Palterton.  At Chesterfield on Saturday, Sampson Saunders was fined 2s..6d. + costs for having been Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on ?.  P.C. Goodburn stated the facts.

Derbyshire Times dated 31 October 1908. page 3. col. ?
Police Brevities.
Clarence Middleton was fined 5 shillings plus costs at Chesterfield on Saturday for having been Drunk and Disorderly in Mansfield Road, Palterton.

1908Derbyshire Times dated 14 November.  page 5. col.?
Prize Winning Ploughmen.  Good work and record entry at Scarcliffe.
The Scarcliffe Ploughmen and Shepherds Mutual Improvement Society have reason to congratulate themselves upon the success of the 28th annual competition which took place on Wednesday by permission of Mr. C.H. Turner on land at Ling Lane, Palterton.  Not only was there an increase in the number of entrants in the local classes, but in those open to all England - the competition completely outnumbered those of previous years.  It was a record entry, showing that the Society is as "live today as it was a century ago".

The meeting is held under the patronage of the Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Portland, Earl Bathurst and Earl ManversMr L. Pearce is the Chairman of a representative Committee and Mr J.W. Shacklock vice Chairman, whilst the Secretary is Mr J.G.Milner of Stoney Houghton.  Then follows a list of prize winners etc.

1908.  Derbyshire Times dated 21 November 1908.  page 2.
Police Brevities.
Palterton.  For riding a bicycle without a lighted lamp at Palterton on 3 November, George Barnes, was at Chesterfield on Saturday fined 1/- + costs.  P.C. Goodburn gave evidence.

1908.  Derbyshire Times dated 28 November 1908.  page 5.col.2.
Mr. Muir Wilson  "would have kicked".  Solicitors remarkable outburst.
Palterton and Hillstown grocer etc... P.C. Goodburn  OBTAIN A PHOTOCOPY.

1908.  Derbyshire Times dated 28 November 1908.
Police Brevities.
Palterton.  For keeping a dog without a licence at Palterton on 10 November, Thomas Poxon was fined 7s/6d. + costs at Chesterfield on Saturday.
P.C. Goodburn stated the facts.

1908.  Derbyshire Times dated Saturday 12 December 1908.  page 3. Police Brevities.
Palterton.  A fine of 10 shillings + the costs was imposed on Clarence Middleton by the Chesterfield County Magistrates on Saturday for being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 28 November.

Derbyshire Times 1909Palterton Snippets.

Derbyshire Times dated 6 February 1909.  page 2.
Police Brevities.
PaltertonJohn MoorePalterton on 23 January.

Charles William Thornhill of Palterton was summoned at Chesterfield Borough Magistrates Court on Monday for being Drunk and Disorderly in New Square, Chesterfield on 30 November last.  P.C. Bland proved the case.

Derbyshire Times dated 20 February 1909.  page 2.
Police Brevities.
Palterton.  For a breach of the Lights on vehicles Regns. at Palterton on 30 January - Harry Pearce was fined 2s/6d + costs at Chesterfield County Magistrates on Saturday.  P.C.Goodburn proved the case.

Derbyshire Times dated 10 April 1909.
Police Brevities.
Palterton.  On the evidence of P.C.Goodburn, John Moore was fined 5 shillings + costs at Chesterfield for being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 27 March.

Derbyshire Times dated 17 April 1909.
Police Brevities.
PaltertonSamuel Wardle and Arthur Heald were ordered to pay 10 shillings + costs each at Chesterfield Petty Sessions on Saturday for being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 3 April.  P.C.Goodburn gave evidence in both cases.

Derbyshire Times dated 24 April 1909.  page 3.
Police Brevities.
Palterton.  Asked at Chesterfield on Saturday why he had not appeared at the previous weeks Court in answer to a summons for being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton on 3 April, Samuel Toplis coolly replied that "he was playing football".  On the evidence of P.C.Goodburn he was fined 5 shillings + costs.

Palterton.  Summoned for using indecent language at Palterton on 9 April, William Haslam was ordered to pay the costs.  P.C.Goodburn proved the case.

1909  Derbyshire Times dated 22 May. page 3.
Police Brevities
Palterton.  Summoned at Chesterfield on Saturday for having ridden a cycle without lights at Palterton, Aaron Vardy admitted that his lamp was out but said he was riding with his hand on the shoulder of another cyclist who had a lighted lamp.  Under those circumstances he did not think he was doing wrong.  P.C.Goodburn gave evidence and defendant was ordered to pay costs.

On the evidence of the same officer, Percy Briddon was fined 5shillings plus costs for riding a bicycle without lights at Palterton on 9 May

1909Derbyshire Times dated 19 June. page ?
County Court recommended advice to Palterton complainant.
"You had better fight this case in the County Court" -
Albert Riley summoned for maliciously damaging a gate value 5 shillings the property of Zephaniah Wharton at Palterton on 22 May 1909.  Case dismissed.  Wharton said gate had been locked for years and only led to private property, that of Mrs Hughes property.  There is a report of this case.

Derbyshire Times dated 26 June 1909.  page 3.
Police Brevities.
PaltertonAmos Redfern fined 5 /- + costs No lights on his cycle.

TRAWLED TO END OF JUNE 1909.

Extracts from Newspapers re Palterton 1906 to 1910


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