Defendant: Robert William Hughes

Scope and Content

Robert William Hughes of Penmaenmawr, a Rate Collector.

Charged with embezzlement and stealing.

(1) £1 19s. 10d. and £1 15s. (19 February 1903).

(2) £5 6s. 3d. (2 March 1903).

Both sums received by him for his employers: Penmaenmawr Urban District Council.

Witness statement from John William Post, Assistant Clerk to the Penmaenmawr U.D.C.

Verdict: Guilty. Sentenced to 6 weeks imprisonment. Also to be placed in the Second Division in pursuance of the Prison Act, 1898, Section 6.