1872 – An Unexpected Warm Up

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The third in our occasional series on Cricket Club Athletic Festivals, this tells the story of the village turning out for one of its own. Read Part 1 and Part

Athletics Festivals: The run-up

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Read up on Part 1 here. The second in our occasional series on Cricket Club Athletics Festivals, this sets the scene for what became a real social event for the

1940 – 1944: Amateurs Only…

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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!

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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..

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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