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Spenny Loveday and Chrishall Cricket

Spenny Loveday and Chrishall Cricket

(Spenny Loveday interviewed by Stephen Foote) We recently caught up in the Red Cow and discussed the fortunes of the village cricket team over the years. Spenny joined the cricket team whilst still at Saffron Walden Technical and Modern school, having taken to the...
Frank Pitches

Frank Pitches

Frank Pitches with the Red Cow in the background. In this wonderful photograph, his simple dignity contrasts with the tomfoolery going on behind. He looks straight at you and seems to look right into our present day. Frank was obviously the star batsman of the team as...
Cricket Team 1900s

Cricket Team 1900s

Above: Chrishall Cricket Team July 16th 1910. Even in their whites they all wear their caps! Below: This photograph from Bruce Drury’s collection would seem to be about the same...
Cricket Team 1910

Cricket Team 1910

Chrishall Cricket Team c 1910 with Frank Pitches holding centre stage. (Note the shepherd’s caravan in the background in front of the Red Cow).  
Chrishall Cricket Modern

Chrishall Cricket Modern

Photograph above: Back row: John Reeves, Bill Norris, Bernie Manning, Roy Goobey, George Harvey, Len Burling, Percy Wright (Putt) Front row: Harry Nightingale, Harold Drury (Jake), Bert Reeves, Frank Knights, Harold Chapman (Roley) Back row: George Harvey, Bruce...
Chrishall Football Team 1921

Chrishall Football Team 1921

Names provided by Bruce Drury. Chrishall Football Team 1921. The two photos are clearly taken on the same day though the location is slightly different and they had obviously had time to “light up” for the picture above. (Did they smoke during a game?!)...
Cricket Team 1949

Cricket Team 1949

Chrishall Cricket Team 1949 Fred Rogers, Les Rogers, Godfrey Kent, Ron Loveday, Joe Harvey, Cis Drury, Ron Harvey, Harold Chapman, Jim Drury, Frank...
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