Council of more than a century ago

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This picture from 1906 shows Market Rasen Urban Council - a very well suited and booted collection of gentlemen.

It featured in one of the Looking Back nostalgia pages created by Charles Edward ‘Teddy’ Sharpe, who many people will remember as the owner and editor of the newspaper for more than three decades.

Those on the back row are named as C R Herring, Inspector Cook, J R Hird, R W Pinder, A J Tillett, J G Topliss, Dr D F Torrens, C Elliott, J W Watson, Sgt Major Drayton and C Drayton.

Seated on the front row are:; front row are - B Hardy, J Casterton, A A Padley, J Cooper, T Bonnett and J Taylor.