100 Years Ago

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l A 15-year-old boy from Wilsford jumped in front of a moving passenger train because he had severe toothache and felt he could not cope with the terrible pain.

l A homeless tramp was sentenced by a judge sitting on a court bench to three weeks’ hard labour after being caught begging in Colsterworth village in the rain.

l Grantham Avenue football team won their match against Boston Town 4-0.