1930s - Cricket team
Before the Second World War, the team played in one of Charles Gilby's fields (below Yew Tree Lane), whereas after the War, they met in a field adjacent to the rear of the Brixworth Road cemetery.
Back: Billy Leeson, Bill Sharp, Jack Riddle, Peggy Martin, Tom Buckby, Les Crane, Ron Bounds
Front: Tom Cooper, Jack Austin, George Wogan, Bob Wykes, Joe Billing
Records of a cricket team go back to the 1860s, reference 'Mercury' articles of 7 October 1843 (beat Creaton at the return match), 12 October 1844 (lost at home to Welford), 13 August 1864 (beat Great Creaton), 3 June 1865 (lost to Scaldwell) and 23 August 1879.
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Men who served:
Transport Sergeant Thomas BUCKBY MM