Tagged: 1971

1971: Lowerhouse in sensational win

A great set of photos sent in from Anne at the BCTHIC (Original Post Here) Lowerhouse achieved the sensation of the Sunday Lancashire League programme by defeating the champions, Burnley, at Turf Moor in a game in which 16 wickets fell for a mere total of 125 runs. Hero of...

1971 – View from the Club House

Here is a view from the changing room end of the ground in 1971 – note Sycamore Farm isn’t there and there are quite a few more chimneys! Those benches look like they need a lick of paint too! We’ve had this photo hanging around for a while, actually before we...

1971: A trip down Lowerhouse Lane

In 1971 Idi Amin became a household name when he staged a political coup and became leader of Uganda. In this year East Pakistan became the independent state of Bangladesh. At home we were coming to terms with decimal currency. People’s understanding of the new-fangled money was usually in inverse...

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