100 Years Ago

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l An appeal was made for musicians to come forward to form Grantham Town Brass Band. The band would “perform selections of seasonal music” across the town during the Christmas period.

l Celebrated Grantham boxer Arthur Johnson beat yet another opponent. Johnson beat Bill Welch, of Northampton, thus retaining the title Lincolnshire’s Champion.

l A flag was hoisted for the first time on a new flagpole at Castle Bytham’s school.