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lDuring the year, 460 births and 268 deaths were registered in the borough. Ten deaths were at Grantham Hospital, 14 at the workhouse and three were visitors from out of town.

lAn appeal was made as “there is no suitable ambulance for the conveyance of infectious cases from their homes to the hospital”.

lThe government was heavily criticised at a Unionist meeting in Bottesford. Mr Talbot said: “The first duty of a government was to govern...in such a way as to ensure the peace, happiness and prosperity of the people.”