February, 1880 - February 1880

Six fishermen from Balintore and two stone-breakers from Balmuchy charged with a serious breach of the peace in the Commercial Inn on Old-New-Year’s Day night. John Vass [Jock Mhone] found guilty, fined £1 or 14 days. John Vass was also charged  along with William MacKenzie [Banach] with assault of a stone-breakers wife trying to save her husband, Vass, another £1 or 10 days, MacKenzie, not guilty.