Sport and Pastimes
Sport and Pastimes
"The cradle of county cricket". Football.
Van Houtens in Dovevcote Street
Mr. Van Houten
Mr. Van Houten
Frederick John Randon. Photo from 1967 programme(opening new pavilion)
One of the large talented Randon family. the man who cleaned bowled Dr. W.G. Grace in 2 successive innings
Ladies Cricket team in the late 1920s. Old Hathern in Pictures page 62
Back : Gladys Spence, Doris Tickle, Evelyn Bowley, Maggie Kelham, Francis Mackley, Tilly Mackley. Front : Grace Hallam, Joyce Caldwell, Marjorie Dennis, Connie Randon, Doris Pilkington, Vina Hart, Hannah Watts
Hathern Old Cricket c.1920. Further pictures of Old Hathern page 56
Back: A.Groves, William Warren, Harry Price, Jack Mitchell, Fred Randon, Percy Randon, Henry Tollington. Middle: George Peberdy, George Carrington, Armold Price. Front: William Berrington, Charlie Randon
Cricket team No details of this but seems to be very similar people to Hathern Old cricket team c.1920 already in Gallery.
Hathern Old C.C. 1923. Old Hathern in Pictures page 64
Cricket team probably. From David Spencer collection. Back left John Bramley ? Back right Michael Clifton ? David and Vina at front
David and Vina at front
Pavilion opened (On left, one field in, past .the Commer). Lord Crawshaw and David Spencer
Adult school football team 1920s. David Spencer collection
On left in bowler hat is Mr. J.Ratcliffe who is shown on the cricket team picture of 1923
Another picture of Hathern Adult School team 1920s. David Spencer collection
Hathern Cricket team with cup (Bill Henson and ??), around 1933
Cricket team, maybe also around 1933. Including David Spencer and Bill Henson (?) on front row
Cricket team 1st XI 1953
Hathern Old C.C. Junior XI, winners of knockout competition 1954, From Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 57
Back : David Mott, Geoffrey Cooke, Barry Cooper, David Swift, Derrick Baxter, Roy Webster, Everard BerringtonFront : John Parker, Brian Berrington, Ivor Swift, Geoffrey Hayes, Ian Dakin.
Photo of Hathern Old C.C. included in the programme for opening the new pavilion on Recreation Field on June 18th 1967
Full programme is shown in one of the articles elsewhere on this site
New cricket pavilion opened June 18th 1967
The new Hathern Old 1967. Some of the 30 playing members. From programme 1967 (opening new pavilion)
Back row : Umpire Roy Webster, D. Swift, M. Walker, K.Farmer, W. Tollington, M. Lidell, I. Swift, A. Swift, Scorer R. Price, Umpire Tom Middleton. Seated : R.White, V. Melbourne, D.Robinson, J. Brown, E. Edinborough and D. Brown.
Cricket team 1972. Winners of the Brian Clarke Cup, the N.Leics League Div.2 and the Castle Donington Evening League
From left : E.Ludlam (umpire), David Brown, Keith Farmer, Tony Swift, Ivor Swift, Bob Allen, Vin. Melbourne, Nigel and Desmond Bayley, Ronald Pricer, Robin Bayley, David Fisher, Bill Ottey (umpire)
Hathern Old C.C. Year ?
Back : ?, Tony Wortley, John Thompson, Peter Clifton, Derek BaxterFront : Nev.Belton, George Atkin, Charlie Wardle, Mick Walker, Maurice Exon, Eric Atkin
Hathern Old C.C. year ?
Standing at back Charlie Wardle. On ground at front Eric Atkin. Others from left : Frank Walker, Mick Walker, Dave Moody (scorer), Derek Baxter, Peter Clifton, Nev. Belton
Cricket team. year ?
Back : C.Mee, B.Duesbury, T.Middleton, A.Dutton, S.Hunt, H.MarsonMiddle : P.Thompson, J.Spencer, A.Swift, S.Simpkin, Mr. MiddletonFront : D.Spencer, F.Swift
Hathern Old C.C. What year ?
H.Gamble, ?, J.Goodacre, B.Brown, T.Loseby, B.HuntP.Thompson, E.Disney, Rev.Hoole, S.Simpkin, Mr. MiddletonT.Bbrown, M.Watts
Six-a-side cricket on the Recreation ground. Hathern Remembered page 85
The six-side competition was held each Spring bank Holiday, with teams containing 3 men and 3 women. In the picture are shown Anchor Close, batting (Beryl Berrington and Peter Clifton) and Nightingale Avenue, bowling (Margaret Fisher) and fielding, David Mellors (wicket-keeper) and John Fisher. Bob Leeson is the Umpire.
Hathern Vics 1899/1900. From Loughborough Echo May 19th 2000 - originally from home of Sam. Hunt
Top. T.Tomlinson, C.Randon, J.G.Thompson, J.G.Berrington, W.Mitchell, W.Kelham, A.WilliamsMiddle. Archie Hunt, W.Berrington(capt.), W.Roper, E.VickersFront. S.A.Hunt, W.Thompson, E.Thompson, A.Burrows, W.Chapman
Charity football match 1907 Hathern Vics vs. Loughborough Amateurs in 1907 in aid of the Poor Children's Boot Fund
From Loughborough Monitor Feb 23rd 1977. Recollections of Hathern by William Peberdy, then 91 and living in Canada. Harry Price on left William Peberdy on right. Man in bowler hat is William Cartwright, the first working class Mayor of Loughborough. See "Articles" for full newspaper item.
Hathern Victoria. Loughborough and District League Champs 1897-8. From the Echo Jan17th 1992. They also won the title the previous season
Back. H.Thompson, A.Williams, W.Warren, A.Tollington, H.Poxon, H.Berrington, J.Beadsmore, G.Foster, W.Price, G.Wells2nd row. W.Spencer, W.Berrington, R.Lindsey, J.Hutchinson, W.Mitchell, A.Taylor, T.RandonFront. W.Thompson, J.Newham, E.Thompson, W.Roper, B.Warren, E.Randon
Hathern Vics 1918. From D.Spencer Collection
Back row: A.Moody, Randon, Arthur Gamble, Moses Watts, Berrington, Price, Ab. Thompson, Moody, George Carrington, Walter Spence, Alan Cobbler. Middle Row: Brooks,Randon, Vickers,Randon. Front row : Harry Price, Brooks, Thompson, Price, Chapman, Chapman, Miller
Possibly football team in civvies, in the mid 1920s. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 54
Back : Ray Briers, Bert Conway, Ray Allen, Bert Miller. Middle : Harry Brooks, Bert Morriss, Peter SpencerFront : Cyril Groves, Les Stevenson, Tom Woodfield, Bob Pilkington, Oscar Hunt
Another shot of football team members in Civvies.Bert Morris, Peter Spencer, Harry Brooke
Possible 3 of youths shown in "Football team in Civvies c.1920.
Sae day ? Hathern Vics early 1920s. provided by John Baxter to local newspaper. John's father, the centre forward is at centre of front row. Ev Berrington is the goalkeeper, Ray Allen wears the trilby and Les Stevenson is on far left of front row
From Echo Jan 22nd 1988
Football certificate 1950/1951
Hathern Imperial F.C. 1910-11. Players are posed in the old style positions - full backs and goalie at back ; midfield in middle ; centre forward, inside forward and wingesrs at front. Old Hathern in Pictures page 65
Players include : S. Simpkin with ball, E.Spencer (2nd from right) and W.Roper (middle row, right)
N.Leics League Div 2 champions 1934-5. This was with Hathern articles but don't know if it was Hathern
From Echo Jan 24th, 1986
Hathern F.C. around 1949. Picture containing nearly all same team is in Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 55
Back : Don King, Ray Briers, Alec Wesseldine, Harry Randon, Bill Tollington, Ron Pilkington, Jim Baxter, Dick Pilkington, Ken Hutchinson, Reg. White, Richard SmithFront : Norman Able, W.Moore,Vin Melbourne, Ken Gregory,Len Hunt, Elvert Bray
From Spencer collection.
Brother of Ray Briers ?, Bob Middleton, Alec Wesseldine, Tom Dennis, Jim Thompson, Ernie Morris, Fred Ger
Adult school football team -from D.Spencer collection
Football team, maybe adult school. From D.Spencer collection
Hathern School football ? From Fred Spencer (probably front row second from right)
From F.Spencer (Fred probably front row 2nd from right)
Hathern F.C. 1950. From Loughborough Monitor April 6th 1950
Back : Dick Pilkington, ?, ?, Jim Baxter, ?, ?, Reg. White, Ken Gregory, ?, Tom Middleton. Front : ?, Norman Abel, ?, ?, ?
Hathern United F.C. 1958/59 season - in front of Charity Rooms which served as makeshift changing room
Back : D.Barnett, F.Monk, J.Rankin, B.Saddington, G.Monk, J.Spencer. Front: F.Brown, J.Wesseldine, J.Cope, J.Carrington (Referee), T.Worley, V.Melbourne
Hathern F.C. 1968-9
A.Bexley, I. Swift, Ron Jackson, R.Robinson, R.Tebbutt, T.Wortley, A.WhiteC.Savage, O.Beech, P.Rose, F.Blackshaw, R.White
Hathern F.C. late 1960s
R.Tebbutt, R.Robinson, A.White, C.Dickens, A.Wesseldine, I.Swift, R.WebsterD.Robinson, P.Rose, O.Beech, A.Bexley, R.White
Hathern F.C. early 1970s
Hathern "A". Winners over Woodhouse Imps in final of Lobro Utd Lobro Band 6-a-side at Brown's Lane
Back : Pete Rose, Dave.Brown, Roy Webster. Front : Tony Hume, Dave.Hargreaves, Richard.White, Arthur Chadburn
Football club first team around 1979
Back : Alan Bexley, Macolm Beswick, Gordon Reid, Nick Sharp, Bill Betts, ? Moxon, Bryan Dennis, Rob Jones. Front : George Baird, ?, ?, Phil Golding, Dave Bowen, Gerard Hurt. 'Mascot' on left is Wayne Bexley
Domino school in the Kings Arms. Hathern Remembered page 76
Herman Gamble, Harry Price, Jack Screaton, Bert Miller
Skittling for J Alex Swift trophy and medals c.1950 on field which is now the High Meadow estate. Old Hathern in Pictures page 63
Teams from Hathern and nearby villages competed. Amongst the men from Hathern in the picture are :- H.Bramley(extreme left),C.Alam(2nd left), J.Bramley(3rd left), H.Baxter(with hat on left), T.Thurman(behind the bowler), L.Baxter, P.Thompson, and G.Warren (nest 3 from left), W.Tebbutt(3rd from right), W.Roper(extreme right)
Shooting party for residents of Garendon Estate at Oakley Wood in the early 1900s. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 58
With black topper and vertical gun to right of centre is Thomas Chapman who worked on May Farm. Others in the picture include Harry Swift, Arthur Cotton, Fred Greasley, Robert Bowley, Henry Savage, Fred Savage, Jack Savage and William Pares
Hounds at the Turn (Kings Arms)
Dewdrop darts team in the early 1950s. Further Pictures of Old Hathern page 74
Standing: Annie Warren,George Atkin,Harry Baxter,Fred Abel,Vin Melbourne,Jack Sheffield,Bill Parker,Mrs.Jones,Edna Walton. Sitting: Michael Clifton,Harry Barnett,Mrs. Haddon,Dennis Baxter,George Warren,Herbert Kelham
Unknown lady at Loughborough Road tennis courts near Laurie's Lane (now High Meadow). c.1935
Ferreting on a Sunday morning. Old Hathern in Pictures page 74
Bill Kelham and Herman Gamble
Bertram Morris with beehives in the 1930s