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Walter Emmerson sent to a reformatory [Feb 1895]

Isaac Emmerson, Chester-place, was summoned for non-compliance with a magistrates order to send his son, Walter Emmerson, to school regularly.

THE NOTTINGHAM EVENING POST, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1895.

NEWARK BOROUGH POLICE COURT.

SENT TO A REFORMATORY. - Isaac Emmerson, Chester-place, was summoned for non-compliance with a magistrates order to send his son, Walter Emmerson, to school regularly. The case was adjourned from Thursday. Mr. Osborne, officer to the School Board, said the boy was 12 year of age, and had only passed the second standard. He had not attended once since the order was made on December 6th last. Defendant, in answer to the Bench, said the boy would not go to school. He was master of them at home. He was willing for the lad to go to a reformatory, and he would pay what he could towards the cost. Defendant said he only had 16s. per week full time, and four in the family, so he could not pay much. Ald. Pratt said he would have to pay what was ordered, and not what he thoguht he could afford. The public were not to be charged with the education and maintenance of defendant's children. The boy would be sent to a reformatory, and an order for contribution towards his maintenance would be made on the defendant when it was known what that would be.

THE LINCOLN, RUTLAND, AND STAMFORD MERCURY, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 8, 1895.

NEWARK BOROUGH POLICE.

SENT TO A REFORMATORY. - Isaac Emerson, labourer, was charged with neglecting to send his son Walter to school. Mr. Osborn, clerk to the Newark School Board, stated that defendant had several times been fined for similar offences. Since the last attendance order made on him by the Bench the lad had not attended once. The Bench ordered the boy to be sent to a reformatory.

PlaceNewark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
Latitude53.07497799999999
Longitude-0.8050160000000233
Linked toIsaac Emmerson; Walter Emmerson

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