100 Years Ago

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lA “local landmark” - the old post mill at Osbournby - ceased to exist after it was demolished. It had stood for 150 years.

lAn Old Somerby labourer was summoned before Spittlegate Petty Sessions charged with assaulting a seven-year-old girl. He was sentenced to six months’ hard labour. The Journal reported: “It is a very bad case.”

lMr W. M. Snowden was on Harrowby Road “exercising his hunters” when two animals bolted and collided with the horse he was riding. Mr Snowden suffered a compound fracture of the leg.