Tagged: 1959

Memories of the late 50’s and early 60’s Part 2

By Ernie Whittaker I don’t know how far I shall persevere with this as the old memory is not what it was and the sharper of you might notice the odd inaccuracy here and there. I am going to start with something that might astonish younger Lowerhouse supporters. Imagine Sean...

Memories of the late 50’s and early 60’s

From a very hot Sydney I thought I might warm you all up with some memories plucked at random from 60 years ago when I was a young whippersnapper.  So, gather round fossils for a bit of a trip down memory lane. In those days my junior membership cost just...

1959: A Burnley Bonanza – Cricket’s Strangest Matches

A book has been published called Cricket’s Strangest Matches, what book would be complete without Lowerhouse featuring in it? A great spot by Eric Howarth who sent it in. Ironically, it’s Lowerhouse versus Burnley in the first round of the Worlsey Cup in 1959 His real name was O’Neill Gordon...

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