County of Salop
Be it remembered that on the 23rd day of August in the year of our Lord 1836 at Wellington in the county of Salop, Thomas Turner of Dawley Bank in the said county Butcher Emanuel Turner, Thomas Small, George Jones and Enoch Harper of the same place, Colliers and James Halmer of Maliet Lee Collier are convicted before us two of his Majesty’s Justices of the Peace for the said County for that they on the 22nd day of August met at Dawley Bank did wantonly and cruelly bait a Bull with Dogs and we the said justices do adjudge that they and each of them for the said offence do forfeit and pay the sum of Forty Shillings each under ? ? and in default of payment to be imprisoned in the common Gaol or House of Correction at Shrewsbury in the said County for 14 days each unless the said sum shall be sooner paid and we direct that the said sum of Forty Shillings after deducting costs in each case shall be paid as follows that is to say one ? ther of to the overseers of the poor of the parish of Dawley to be by them applied according to the direction of the statute in that care made ? provided and the other ? ther of to Thompson Foracham of Dawley Clerk the prosecutor.
Given under our hands and seals the day and year first above mentioned.