Richard Berrington - Shields Gazette 1896

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Richard Berrington - Shields Gazette 1896

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Fine For Racing On The Highway - Yesterday, at Bedale Police Court, Richard Lowther, farmer, Butterknowle; Richard Berrington, Cat Hole, near Muker, Swaledale, and Richard Sunter, Hawes Junction, farmer, were charged with obstructing the Leeming Lane Highway on the 25th ult. It appeared that the first two defendant's horses had a mile and a half race for £50, which was witnessed by over 1,000 persons, Each defendant was fined 40s and costs.

Shields Gazette - 9th September 1896
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