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Football Handbook 1947-48

Football Handbook 1947-48

We have a picture of Chrishall's 'winning' football team (pictured above).  However we only assume they were 'winning' because they were holding a cup.  But what did they win?  If you can help us with what they won or who they were please do get in touch.  It would be...

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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...

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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 era. 

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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...

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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?!) Alec Whitmore,...

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Chrishall Winning Football Team

Chrishall Winning Football Team

February 2020 update: I'm pleased to say we have found another photograph of the football team where nearly everyone is named on the back! It still doesn't say what the cup was they had won but suggests this may have been taken in the mid-1930s. So here we go: Back...

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