100 Years Ago

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lThe family of a man who died when he fell from an apple tree in Grantham were awarded compensation of £75 following his death from Grantham County Court.

lThe Journal was in the “happy position” of reporting on a week free from crime in Grantham. The claim was made following the fact that no cases were brought before the borough police court that week.

lVeteran of the Crimean War and Grantham man John Foster died. He was described by the Journal as a “ Another Crimean warrior”.