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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
 

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