100 Years Ago

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lMrs Sarah Ann Foster passed away in the infirmary at Grantham workhouse aged 106. Mrs Foster “had remarkable possession of her faculties, except that her memory was defective”.

lA London man was drunk at Grantham station. He then “took off his coat, cap and waistcoat, put a sovereign on the mantlepiece and wanted the witness to put a shilling on it and fight him”.

lA whip round totalled £11 for Gainsborough strikers.