Defendant: David Jones

Scope and Content

David Jones of 2 Holborn Road, Holyhead, Anglesey.

(1) Charged with stealing six return halves of railway tickets belonging to L.N.W.R. Co. whilst employed by them.

Witness statements from Harry Rouse, a Booking Clerk at Chester Station; John Henry Davies, a Booking Clerk at Bangor (previously at Holyhead); William Johnson, an Inspector at Holyhead; Richard Fletcher, a Foreman at Holyhead; George Pierce, a Senior Ticket Collector at Holyhead and Harry Birch, a Detective Inspector at Holyhead.

(1) Verdict: Guilty. Released to be of good conduct with a Recognizance of £10.

(2) Charged with travelling on the L.N.W.R. without a valid ticket on the 4th December 1897.

(2) Verdict: Guilty. Fined 20s. and 6s. 6d. in costs. In default of the payment: 1 calendar month imprisonment.

(3) Charged with travelling on the L.N.W.R. without a valid ticket on the 6th December 1897.

(3) Verdict: Guilty. Fined 20s. and 6s. 6d. in costs. In default of the payment: 1 calendar month imprisonment.

Prison sentences to be consecutive if enforced.

(4) Charged with travelling on the L.N.W.R. without a valid ticket on the 28th December 1897.

(4) Verdict: Guilty. Fined 20s. and 6s. 6d. in costs. In default of the payment: 1 calendar month imprisonment.

Prison sentences to be consecutive if enforced.