100 Years Ago

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l A brother and sister living in New Street were charged with using obscene language. The pair were arguing over 1 s 9d. George Parker was fined 2s 6d while his sister was fined 5s.

l A 15-year-old appeared in court after asking his victim for change and then making off with the money. He told the victim: “That is mine now.” The chairman of the bench said: “He deserves a good thrashing.”

l At the seventh annual meeting of the Stamford Athletic and Cycling Club, Grantham cyclist C. Offord secured second place in the one-mile cycle handicap.