This article came from the Chronicle published April 1984. Page 86
PROSECUTIONS FOR NOT OBSERVING THE SABBATH
Author: Leslie Brooke
Yeovil churchwardens obtained summonses on at least two occasions in the nineteenth century for the breaking of the Sabbath day by inhabitants.
|1816 Octor.||Two summons’s for Persons having their Shops open & selling on the Sabbath day||2s 0d|
|1821 Janyy.||3 Summons’s for Nossiter, Ross & Beaton – for Drunkeness Sunday.||3s 0d|