Extracts from Newspapers re Palterton 1923

1923 Derbyshire Times Snippets re Palterton.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 24 February 1923.
Heavy Snowfall . . Over 12 inches in a week. Derbyshire villages isolated.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 21 April 1923.  page 13. Col.5.
"Stroked" the Donkey.  A Palterton case.
Two youths who said they only stroked the animal were before the Chesterfield Justices on Saturday for cruelty to a donkey.  The defendants were Charles Egglestone of Carr Vale and Walter Kent of Mexborough.
Albert Riley, West View, Palterton said he saw the two defendants go up to his donkey, which was in a lane off Palterton Hill and jump on it's back.  They knocked it down and one of them got off and thrashed it with a pint bottle.  When witness approached, the defendants ran away and he chased them for one and a half miles before he caught them.  On examining the donkey, he found two cuts on the left side and a swelling on the right.  Both defendants contended that they simply patted and stroked the donkey and this statement was supported by two other youths who were with them.  They were fined 15 shillings each (75p.) and Sir Ernest Shentall told them they had no right to interfere with the donkey.

Derbyshire Times. Saturday, 28 April 1923.  page 9. Co1.7.
Police Brevities.  Palterton.
A penalty of 15 shillings was imposed on William Ward, who was summoned at Chesterfield on Saturday for violent conduct.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 19 May 1923. page 8. Col. 4.
Bolsover, Shuttlewood, Scarcliffe, Palterton and District.
The second of a series of exhibitions of eggs which the Palterton Sports Committee are promoting to augment their funds was held during the week end.  (75) Seventy five eggs were staged and were subsequently sent to the Chesterfield Royal Hospital.  Mr J.Godfrey was the Judge and Messrs. W.H.Fawcett and J.Thornhill undertook the Secretarial duties, while the prizes were won as follows:   1 and Special - Mr. F.Farr, Bolsover.  2. Mr E.Chidley, Hillstown.  3. Miss Florence Heath, Creswell.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 19 May 1923.  continued.....
Police Brevities. Palterton.
Summoned for being Drunk and Disorderly at Palterton, a man named Charles Chapman, who was stated to have been several times previously summoned for similar offences was fined 2.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 19 May 1923.  continued.... Sports page 9.
Chesterfield and District Minor League Division B.
Played on Saturday.  Palterton 67  Poolsbrook 39
Palterton Prims. start well.
Palterton Prims. started their home matches in promising style, defeating their neighbours from Poolsbrook by a comfortable margin.  Palterton opened with Eato and B. Lee.  The start being disastrous..... Kill being the only batsman to face the bowling with any confidence....   With Gilberthorpe joining Kill ....  W. Lee was the next man in and being joined by Wale ....   Flecknall (for Palterton) being a bowler 8 wkts. for 12.  Kill had 2 for 6 runs.
My note:   is it a typo Kill instead of Hill? Also Prims. was an abbr. of Primitive Methodist Chapel.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 26 May 1923.  Cricket.
Chesterfield and District Sunday School League.
Palterton Prims. 31  Speedwell Mission 20.
Low scoring at Palterton.  There is an account of the match.
Mentioned in the account.  Robbins (7) and Ison (10), Ison 4 wkts. for 2 runs, Hinds 3 wkts.for 5 runs, Ward 2 wkts. for 3 runs.

Derbyshire Times. dated Saturday, 11 August 1923.
Police Brevities.  Scarcliffe.
A young man named William Richards had 10 shillings to pay at Chesterfield on Saturday for using violent language at Scarcliffe and a further 30 shillings for being drunk and disorderly at Langwith.  John Richards was also fined 15 shills. for using violent language at Scarcliffe.
Note:  Not believed to be connected to the Palterton Richards.

Bolsover, Shuttlewood, Scarcliffe, Palterton and District notes.
There is an article about the Bolsover Miners Welfare Committee etc.
Palterton stated they had received a first grant of 350 from the Welfare Fund.  Three acres of land as a Recreation Ground had cost 225 and fencing 50..7s..8d.  Mr. S. Evans occupied the chair and others present were ........(people on the above Committee)

Extracts from Newspapers re Palterton 1923


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