Snowballing and the Cooke Works
In early December 1882, two youths employed at the Thomas Cooke, Buckingham Works, Bishophill, York were summoned for snowballing near the works. It was shown that two residents in the vicinity were compelled to put their shutters in lest their windows should be broken.
Mr Rowntree said that snowballing could not be considered a privileged. The youths were find 1 shilling each.