Lytham St.Annes Coat of Arms
Lytham St.Annes, Lancashire, England



The Preston Guardian, Saturday, June 27, 1874

Kirkham Petty Sessions


Edward Singleton, a farm servant, was summoned by John Hull, farmer, Ribby-with-Wray, for leaving his work without notice, The complainant also claimed as compensation.

The complainant stated that the defendant lived with him as a farm servant in June, 1873, until Candlemas, at the rate of 13s. per week with food, and at hay time he had to have £4. At the end of the engagement the defendant lived with him again on the same terms, but on the 15th June last he left, and had not since returned to his work,

He claimed £4 as compensation.—Singleton, in defence, denied that he made any re-engagement. The Bench ordered the defendant to pay the £4 claimed, and also costs, the alternative being two months imprisonment.