Category: Obituaries

The Club President – Harry Brooks

The club is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of our president, Harry Brooks. Harry became involved in the club in the 1980s and served on the committee. As the club developed it’s junior section,...

Robert “Run Machine” Entwistle

Yesterday saw the funeral of Bob Entwistle, which saw many a Lancashire League member attend. We thought it would be nice to share a tribute to him which has handed out to celebrate his life. By...

Peter Mawdsley – Funeral Details

Peters funeral will be at Burnley crematorium on Wednesday July 24th at 1.40pm followed by Lowerhouse Cricket Club around 2.30pm for a drink and a cricket tea.

Sad News – Peter Mawdsley

The club are again saddened to hear of the passing of another club stalwart , former Second Eleven captain , cricket chairman and supporter Peter Mawdsley. Peter came to the club in the early 70s and...

Jacks funeral arrangements.

Jack’s funeral arrangements are as follows; Tuesday 9th July at 12.30pm from Jack’s home, the cortège will be passing Jack’s favourite places including Lowerhouse Cricket Club on the way to Burnley Cemetry for service and burial...

Sad News – Jack Foster

Jack Foster – 1932-2019 We are very saddened to hear of the passing of retired player, supporter and life member Jack Foster. Jack passed away on Sunday lunchtime following a stroke a week earlier. Jack played many...

Sad news – David Harvey

Lowerhouse CC are saddened to hear of the passing of local sportsman David Harvey. David is a former Lowerhouse player and is known throughout the sporting community for his no mean ability and great personality. We...

David Bleazard – Funeral Details

David’s funeral will be held on Wednesday May 8th at St. Mary Magdalene’s Church at 10am followed by a cremation at 11.20am at Burnley Crem. Family flowers only please with donations for Lowerhouse Cricket Club. The...

Sad News – David Bleazard

It is with great sadness that the club announce the passing of former player, captain, coach and groundsman, Dave Bleazard after a short illness. Dave was an enormously popular player in both the Ribblesdale League and...

Sad News – Mick Greenwood & Donald Coates

Obituaries The club are very sorry to hear of the passing of club members and long-time supporters Mick Greenwood and Donald Coates. Mick followed the club for many years as a member and in supporting fund raising...

Sad news – Simon Turner

Lowerhouse Cricket Club are saddened to hear of the passing of friend of the club, Simon Turner. Our sympathies go to our former Junior, son Danny, and the rest of the family. The funeral is at...

Sad News – Peter Scaife Obituary

Lowerhouse CC are saddened to announce the passing of former player Peter Scaife. Peter joined the club at the beginning of the 70s when his work as a pub landlord brought he and wife Maureen to...

Sad News – Brian Bunting

One of our ex-players, Brian Bunting unfortunately passed away on Monday. He kept wicket between 1961 and ’64 taking 65 victims (51 catches and 14 stumpings). He later played at Great Harwood in the Ribblesdale League....

Sad News – Steve Young Obituary

We are sorry to hear of the passing of former player Steve Young in Canada. Steve was a big unit and an opening bowler in our Second Eleven prior to emigrating. The club sends our condolences...

Sad news – Tony Benneworth Obituary

Lowerhouse CC are saddened to hear of the death of former amateur (1973) and professional (1974), Tony Benneworth in a boating accident. Tony had been in touch with the club in recent years and had indicated...

Sad News – Peter Wade Obituary

Lowerhouse CC are saddened to report the death of long time servant of the club, Peter Wade. Peter played for the club in several spells from 1958 to 1977 as an all rounder and first team...

Sad news – Joe Waterworth Obituary

We are saddened to announce the passing of former club stalwart and secretary, Joe Waterworth. Joe was well into his 90s and had been a resident at Eaves Hall of late. Joe was prominent in the...

Sad news – Pat Heaton Obituary

Lowerhouse Cricket Club are saddened to hear of the passing of Pat Heaton, the wife of club coach, manager and cricket stalwart Jim Heaton. Pat died suddenly today. Our deepest sympathies are extended to Jim and...