Lanark Sheriff Criminal Court - Before Mr Sheriff Dyce on Monday.
William Wilson, George Wilson and Robert Wilson, miners, Carluke, were charged with having, on 29th January last, committed an assault upon the persons of Arthur Hil and Joseph Hill, miners, Carluke, within the ironstone pit situated on the lands of Wilton, in seizing them and drawing them about and in pushing an empty hutch against them. They severally pled not guilty, but were convicted and fined, in 21s or 21 days imprisonment.
- James Gibson, miner and William Gibson junior, timekeeper, Braidwood, were charged with a breach of the peace and malicious mischief, committed near the Braidwood station of the Caledonian Railway on the night of the 10th or morning of 11th February. They both denied the malicious mischief but pled guilty to having created a disturbance as libelled and were fined in 15s or undergo 12 days imprisonment.
- Helen Mason or Jamieson, wife of Alexander Jamieson, miner, Castlehill Toll, Carluke was charged with assault and breach of the peace having been committed on 24th January near Castlehill Toll aforesaid in attacking Margaret Hill or Russell and throwing a quantity of water upon her person and also in conducting herself riotously and outrageously and using threatening language and creating a disturbance. On proof being led she was fined in 10s or 12 days imprisonment and Alexander Jamieson and Thomas Connor, miners, Castlehill Toll aforesaid having also been engaged in said disturbance were fined in 10s or 12 days
- Thomas Russell, flesher, Carnwath and John Jaques, constable in the Lanarkshire Police, committed on the 8th February, near the farm of Hillend in the parish of Biggar, in quarelling and fighting with each other and uttering loud and violent language and of a previous conviction against the said Thomas Russell. They pled not guilty but were convicted and fined 15s or 15 days imprisonment
- Robert Anderson, miner, Thorn, Carluke and David Edgar , miner, Carluke pled guilty to having committed a breach of the peace on the night of the 3rd or morning of 4th February in the High Street in Carluke in conducting themselves riotously and disorderly and uttering oaths and imprecations and were fined in 21s or 10 days imprisonment.
- Margaret Smellie or Wilson wife of Archibald Wilson residing in Carluke was accused of breach of the peace, aggravated by previous conviction in having,within a house in Carluke occupied by Bernard Connoly, miner, residing there in conducting herself outrageously and disorderly and in shouting and making a great noise , and refusing to quit the said house and was fined 10s or 12 days imprisonment.