1926 - Tradesman Victim of Coal Dispute

Sheffield Daily Telegraph November 19 1926

Tradesman Victim of Coal Dispute

The registrar, at Sheffield bankruptcy court yesterday in closing the public examination of William Wragg, Butcher of 9 Hawson St, Wombwell said the debtor impressed him as an honest man who had been a victim of the coal dispute.

Wragg’s statement of affairs showed liabilities of £969 3s 9d and assets of £296.

He had been carrying on business at Brampton Bierlow, Wombwell and Chapeltown, and stated that losses in cattle dealing and the coal dispute had caused his failure.


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