100 Years Ago

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l A bazaar and garden fete was held in the rectory gardens at Bottesford. The opening ceremony was performed by Mrs Hardy of Stubton Hall in the absence of the Duchess of Rutland.

l Lady Marjorie Manners, the eldest daughter of the Duke of Rutland, was engaged to the Marquis of Anglesey.

l KGGS abandoned its usual plans for their annual school sports day in favour of a botanical show.

l Grantham experienced a record rainfall in the month of June - hitting a 31-year high.