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Grantham Journal
Saturday 17th June 1911
Aslockton Protecton Society - anniversary

On Tuesday, the members of the Aslockton Protection Friendly Society celebrated their anniversary.

Assmebling about ten a.m. at the headquarters, the Greyhound Inn, they marched to Whatton Church, proceded by the banner of the society, and the Netherfield Railwaymen's Brass Band. An appropriate sermon was preached by he Rector of Binham.

Afterwards, the village of Whatton was paraded, the procession returing to "The Greyhound" about one p.m. for dinner.

Host and Hostess Chamberlain provide a sumptuous meal, to which about one hundred did ample justice.

The customary loyal and patriotic toasts followed. On the motion of Mr. C. Parnham, Ratcliffe-on-Trent, seconded by Mr. F. Hallam, Orston, it was decided by 29 votes to 14 that in future years Aslockton Churhcshould be alternately visited with Whatton Church when the anniversary is being celebrated.

One member and two members wives died during 1910, entailing a payment of 16.

Twnety-four members [...unreadable...] to 35 19s., and the total assets are 328 13s. 10d which are mainly invested in freehold land and the Government Savings Bank.


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