100 Years Ago

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lGrantham Avenue lost 3-1 to Derby County Reserves. The Journal reported: “We were all satisfied that the Avenue had done remarkably well in pushing the figure so close.”

lThe King’s School Old Boys held their annual reunion. They shared pleasurable recollections and drank to the future success of the school.

lThe Grantham Christmas Stock Sale of “fat beasts” proved a success. Mr J. Cooper of Sewstern sold an “exceptionally well finished bullock” for £44 10s. The Journal said the produce was “of real Christmas quality”.