100 Years Ago

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lGrantham Pleasure Fair was opened by the Mayor at the Market Cross.

lTravelling musician George Byran died while at the George Hotel in Grantham. Mr Byran reached down to pick up his banjo when his heart gave out.

lA man who got into a fracas over fish and chips was sentenced to 28 days’ hard labour. John Betts smashed a window but said he had been pushed into it.

lA man who refused to work at Grantham workhouse because of the meagre bread and water rations was sentenced to 28 days’ hard labour.