100 Years Ago

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lA woman in Claypole was shocked when a neighbour brutally killed all her chickens. Henry Graves told the woman he had “asked her to keep her fowls within bounds and he should now kill every one of them”. He killed the chickens by throwing bricks and stamping on them.

lA Liverpool man was charged with arson after starting a fire in Great Gonerby.

lW. B. Wadsworth finished the season as Long Bennington’s leading batsman with an average of 16.4.

lGrantham St Anne’s put five past Skillington United.