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Saturday 27 December 1884 -Frederick and George Pethard of The Sandys Arms assaulted

Category Wickhamford
The Worcester Journal
Transcription of article

Before Rev. M. Amphlett, Messrs R.F. Tomes, T.S. Shekell, W.H. Ashwin,
and I. Averill.

CHARGES OF ASSAULT. – Walter Keyte, plasterer, of Broadway, and Adam Badger, hawker, of Banbury, were summoned for assaulting Frederick Pethard, of the Sandys Arms Inn, Wickhamford, on the 8th inst. Keyte was also charged with assaulting Mr. George Pethard, father of Frederick on the same date.


Frederick Pethard had responded to a disturbance in the kitchen and a fight broke out; later Keyte and George Pethard also clashed.  The long report concludes with the conviction of Keyte and Badger.  Keyte was fined £1 and £1 11s 6d for assaulting George Pethard and 10s and 18s costs for the assault on Frederick.  Badger was fined 10s and 17s 6d costs.