Vandalism by Elderly Lady

 

scuff_marks_470x315At Hamilton Court on Monday 16th May 1927, Jane Conway or McSherry, an elderly woman residing at 50 Craig Street, Blantyre, was convicted of wilfully and maliciously cutting the walls of a house at 10 Thornhill Place in Blantyre.

She had been hacking and cutting the walls with a sharp instrument for an unknown reason, and smearing the ceilings with a black substance alleged to be coal gum. She was fined £5, and allowed a month for payment.

On social media:

James Smith Equivilant to £220 today.
Betty McLean Strange behaviour
Jane Stone Was it it fill in damp patches? Homes were notoriously damp way back then?

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