May 26, 1934

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

A bus proprietor who faced the Hemel Hempstead Magistrates on an overcrowding summons was said to have squeezed 45 passengers into a 20-seater bus. The magistrates retaliated by squeezing £4 out of the bus proprietor.

[From the Watford Observer of May 26, 1934]

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