Drunkenness in Hoddesdon

Hertfordshire Mercury, 17th July 1915


At Cheshunt Petty Sessions John George Skipp, of no fixed abode, labourer, was charged with being found drunk on Stanstead Road, Hoddesdon, on July 8.  He pleaded guilty, and the case was proved by P.C. Freeman.  Superintendent Handley reported 57 previous convictions, including 24 for drunkenness, and a fine of £1 1s. or 13 days was imposed.

William Henry Hicks, of Lower Edmonton, engine driver, was charged with being drunk and disorderly at Hoddesdon on July 10.  The defendant pleaded guilty, saying he had been for an outing and had a drop too much.  P.C. Freeman stated the facts, and the defendant was fined £1 1s., or 13 days.

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