100 Years Ago

lThe newly appointed station master at Grantham, Mr Ernest Essame, was presented with a “handsome” silver tea service, a silver salver and a gold watch as a “mark of appreciation of the travelling public”.

lA homeless shoeing smith was dubbed a “nuisance to the town” after getting drunk and damaging two windows at the Black Dog Inn. He was sentenced to six weeks in prison with hard labour.

lA ringer at St Wulfram’s was to get married at the same church. Mr Darnell had been a member of the band of ringers since its formation.