100 Years Ago

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l The matron of Grantham Hospital appealed for old linen or soft white rags of any description as her stock was completely exhausted.

l The Rev A. Seggar preached at Fulbeck for the Waifs and Strays Society. A collection raised more than £4.

l A Denton man named John Geeson was killed while working in Lincoln. The 20-year-old was under a load of timber suspended in the air when the chain snapped. He was crushed under two-and-a-half tonnes of wood. An inquest returned a verdict of accidental death.