At Hatfield Petty Sessions on Monday, George Filler and Charles Garratt, of Southgate, and Henry Brimley, of Little Heath, pleaded guilty to falsely representing themselves as travellers and unlawfully buying beer during prohibited hours at the Woodman beerhouse, North Mymms, on Sunday, June 24th.
P.C. Baldock stated that on the day named he was on duty in plain clothes. He visited the Woodman at 12.21 p.m. and found the three defendants there. They said they came from New Southgate, and when he asked them for their railway tickets two of them produced tickets from Southgate, dated the 23rd, the day before. They said they slept the night previous at Southgate, but witness found they had been at Little Heath.
Defendants were each fined 2s.6d. including costs.