A new item in the Mouritz Library:
“A Quiet Street” – Ashley Place Car Owner Resents Police Action 1928. 4 pages.
An unsigned article in The West London Press – Chelsea News, Friday 27 April 1928, p. 3.
It reports on Mr F. M. Alexander appearing before the Westminster Police Court charged with his car being an “obstruction” when parked in front of 16, Ashley Place. (A car parked where it might be considered causing an obstruction was equivalent to today’s parking offence.) Despite attempting a robust defence Alexander was fined for two instances of causing an... Read full story...