~ SEWAGE WORKS ~
The Canterbury Sewage Works are on the Sturry road. The works, 72 acres in area, belong to the Corporation, and differ from other sewage farms in supplying liquid manure to the entire exclusion of all solid matter.
Charles TERRY, Superintendent
26 Jul 1895 - William Hancock Philpott, a Builder and Contractor living at 14 New Town Street Canterbury: stealing 3 ducks, value six shillings, goods and chattels of Charles TERRY, a Corporation employee. Taken from TERRY's house in Sturry Road Canterbury. Documents include a letter from the defendant, dated 22 Jul 1895, addressed to the Gentlemen of the Bench in which PHILPOTT pleads "Not Guilty". Imprisoned, one calendar month hard labour in HMP St Augustine's Canterbury.
2 Nov 1906 - Charles Standen of 24 Hospital Lane
Canterbury: obtaining goods by false pretences from Charles TERRY, Superintendent
of the Irrigation Works. Standen selected vegetables worth two pounds
and twelve shillings asking for them to be carted to Sturry Station
and to send the invoice for payment to Vint and Co.. Vint and Co said
they had received the goods on behalf of Mr Standen, who was not their
agent, and had sold the goods on his behalf remitting the money to him.
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