1940 – 1944: Amateurs Only…

3rd May 2020 Adam Hope 0

By Anne Cochrane On 27th October, 1939, the Lancashire League Secretary wrote to all the clubs: Incidentally, the war isn’t mentioned a great deal in the 1944 League meeting minutes,

1969: Team Photo

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Photo kindly sent in by https://www.bcthic.org/ 16th May 1969 Lowerhouse entertain Colne tomorrow at the West End. This recent picture shows, standing: D. Hall, J. R. Stott, (Captain), Des Sparks

1968: Team Photo

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Thanks to Groundwork Direct who sent this in. 15 September 1968. Holland, Jones, Wade & Hughes.Higgin, Blackhurst Picture credit https://www.bcthic.org/

1969: At the nets now!

6th February 2020 Adam Hope 0

Anne and the Civil Trust society have again come up trumps with some great images from the Burnley Express in 1969. Anne said: ‘There were 14 images and I have

1980: BGSOB Civic Trust Image

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Anne Cochrane has sent in a recent addition to the Civic Trust Image Collection – quite a few Lowerhouse faces on this photo: Burnley Express 19 Feb. 1980: Burnley Grammar

Brian Moorhouse feature..

7th January 2020 Adam Hope 0

After this weeks post about Brian Moorhouse, Stan got in touch; Brian was a very tidy all rounder and I had the pleasure of playing second eleven cricket with him.

1969: PC Moorhouse…

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The following has been sent in from Anne Cochrane who has been working with a The Civic Trust, getting a great image library together. A nice little post for those

Amateur All Time Batting Averages

23rd December 2019 Adam Hope 0

After our mammoth attempt at getting our Amateur Player Numbers last week, we have been able to put together our “Amateur All Time Batting Averages” Entry Criteria Over 25 innings

Sad News – Basil Butcher

18th December 2019 Adam Hope 0

Some sad news breaking in the cricketing world that unfortunately ex-Lowerhouse professional Basil Butcher has passed away. Basil was pro in 1962 scoring 1055 league runs, taking 20 wickets. We

Lowerhouse Amateur Player Numbers

17th December 2019 Adam Hope 0

After an idea from Joe Beneduce and Matt Hope we’ve painstakingly been through our archive of players who have ever played a Lancashire League game for Lowerhouse. Whilst doing this,

Lest we forget

9th November 2019 Adam Hope 0

By the end of the First World War, out of a Lowerhouse membership of around 400, 80 were in uniform, although we do not know all their names or what