100 Years Ago

lChristmas Day in the workhouse “was, as usual, spent in a right merry manner” with workers having a choice of roast beef, roast pork or roast mutton.

lA “typical holiday crowd” made their way to St Peter’s Hill for the start of the Belvoir Hunt, despite plummeting temperatures.

lThe Mayor of Grantham, J. W. Hornsby, donated £10 to be used for the purchase of blankets for the poor of the town.