Lowerhouse are delighted to announce the signing of exciting South African all rounder Ruan De Swardt as professional for the 2023 JW Lees Lancashire League season. De Swardt, 24, is a left handed batsmen and right arm medium fast bowler who represents the Dolphins back home in South Africa. A...
Sent in by Paul Spencer, a season review of the 1981 season for Burnley and Lowerhouse with a picture of a young Stan Heaton
A review of the 1991 washed out derby game, which Lowerhouse looked on the front foot. Sent in by Paul Spencer
Todays piece is sent in by Paul Spencer. A young Nick Hope and two other well known Burnley names get into the Lancashire Under 13s Squad.
Todays peice for the archive is from Paul Spencer, Cameron Williamson on his start at pro with Lowerhouse in 1992.
A great addition from Paul Spencer, written by the Burnley FC legend Jimmy McIlroy from 1986 featuring images of Trevor Jones and Tony Dodemaide.
Another Paul Spencer piece today – just give the umpires a break from 1991.
Today from Paul Spencers archive is a write up on Alan Holden and his thoughts about leaving the club after his back injury.
A piece from Paul Spencer with Burnley strolling to victory in 1994. A picture of Matt Hope. bowling to a young Mark Harvey (the caption is wrong)
Todays piece from Paul Spencers archive is the injury blow that Manoj Prabhakar had mid season in 1991.
A roundup of the 1992 season from Paul Spencer and Harry Brooks – we’ve had better seasons, reading between the lines.
An interesting piece from Paul Spencer today about the decline in visitors to local cricket in 1991 – even at a Burnley vs Lowerhouse match. Also a shame that East Lancashire Cablevision didn’t take off!
A great preview to the 1991 season with Jez Hope taking the helm of captain at 27. Interestingly the local bookies offered odds of 16/1 on Lowerhouses’ chances that year. Another great contribution from Paul Spencer
A great addition to the History Books today from Paul Spencer, when Blez took 5-31 off 7 against Nelson and followed it up with 79. Full scorecard here
Another great addition to the History Books from 1991, sent in by Paul Spencer.
An interview by Paul Spencer of Delroy Morgan, the clubs professional in 1990.
Putting a face to the player – Joseph Soult. We have been contacted by Richard Miller, who writes on the early years of cricket in Scotland and who previously got in touch looking for a photo of local hero Tommy Shutt. Richard has been trying to find a good, authenticated...
Lowerhouses’ Liberty Heap has been called up to the England Women U19 squad for ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup 2023. Well done Liberty – we are over the moon for you! What an achievement. It’s the first time the best U19 cricketers have come together from the women’s...
Todays piece from 1994, written by Paul Spencer is the game versus Nelson in 1994, where the wheels fell off after a great start for Stan and Nick Hope Full scorecard here
Another great addition from Paul Spencer to the History Books, a piece he wrote on Brian Higgin calling it a day in 1992.
Another great addition from Paul Spencer, a thrilling game from 1982. Scorecard is here..
A great clipping from Paul Spencer, the newest contributor to the History Books – from the paper with the 1984 Burnley and Lowerhouse averages with a photo of Kirti Azad.
By Paul Hargreaves If I said to you that the best ever Lowerhouse cricketer with the surname ‘Heap’ isn’t Ben, you’d probably question my sanity. If I said Tommy Shutt might not be the best cricketer to be born in Lowerhouse village, you’d probably say I was crazy. So then...
The CricketHistory.website recently uploaded a Burnley Cricket Club programme from 1947. In it is a scorecard versus Lowerhouse and a great little write up about Joan Wilkinson who we have previously written about on the site here. Take a look at this great peice of history on the link below....
Adam Hope has been nominated and shortlisted for The LV= Insurance Pride of Cricket Awards 2022: Media Hero Award He is now in the top 5 and the winner is decided by online voting. You can find out more about why he was nominated and click to vote here. The...
Another cracker from CricketHistory.website, the 1996 squad photo.
Thanks to Anne and the BCTHIC archive for sending these cracking photos of the 1982 Holland Cup win in. You can view the post on their site here 14th September 1982 Photos from Lowerhouse v Rawtenstall. Lowerhouse have been pipped for the Lancashire League championship by just one point by...
Another cracker from CricketHistory.website, the 1995 squad photo.