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Five hours in the stocks


Source: Welshman 27/02/1852       Date: 1852
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Transcript:
CHARGE OF DRUNKENNESS AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT. - On the 20th instant, before the Mayor of Cardigan, an old offender against the laws of sobriety, named John Low, was charged by P. C. Nicholls, with being very drunk and disorderly on the previous night. It was proved that the defendant was helplessly drunk, and lying in the gutter, creating a great disturbance, and that he recently underwent imprisonment for a similar offence. He was fined 5s. and costs, and in default of payment in a week, to be placed in the stocks for five hours.
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