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Saturday 15 February 1896 – Edward Joseph Wilson sent to prison

Category Badsey and Aldington
Evesham Standard & West Midland Observer
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At the Evesham County Police Court on Saturday, before Mr G Hunt and Mr A H Martin, Edward Joseph Wilson, gardener, Badsey, was brought up on a warrant, charged with assaulting and using threats towards his wife, on the 6th inst.  The man appeared to be suffering from the effects of heavy drink.  His wife said he had given way to drink for the last few months, and he had threatened to blow her brains out and do her bodily harm.  He loaded a gun, which was taken from him by his father.  Prisoner was ordered to be bound over, himself in the sum of £40 and two sureties of £20 each, or in default three months’ imprisonment. He went to prison.