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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 8:02 am 
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Saturday 03 December 1898

Colne Couple Separated

On Monday, at Colne, Sarah H Greenwood summoned her husband, William Henry Greenwood, moulder, for neglecting to maintain her. According to the evidence the parties had been married six years, and there were two children. Complainant said she had to go to the mill and earn money for food. For one period of a year and seven months defendant did not earn a penny-piece. Defendant lost his work through drink and laziness. The Bench granted a separation order, and ordered the defendant to contribute 10s. per week.

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