100 Years Ago

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lA nine-year-old boy from Ancaster was tragically killed while playing on an industrial sandpit.

lTwo men appeared in court charged with creating a brawl in Ingoldsby. John Gillison punched Harold Hough, then “Hough offered to fight the best man present for £1 while Gillison offered to fight the biggest”. Both fined 2s 6d.

lAncaster school re-opened after the summer but “several children were absent, reported suffering from diarrhoea”.