100 Years Ago

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l A Ropsley labourer was accused of hitting a boy while playing cricket. The victim had fought with a girl when the accused struck him several times. Mr Freeston claimed self-defence and the case was dismissed.

l Fred Pruden died after having a seizure whilst working in a Grantham workshop. The 63-year-old was taken home but died before he arrived.

lThe annual meeting of the United Choirs Football Club was held at St Wulfram’s Institute. At the meeting it was decided the team would be renamed St Wulfram’s FC.