Tagged: 1984

1980s? Answers on a postcard…

A photo has appeared on Facebook from Michael John Bailey, with the caption “Must have been a big game at Lowerhouse?”. Do you know when this was? So far we have suggestions from Stan that it will be early 80s, he thinks maybe the Rawtenstall game in 1982 when we...

1984: A trip down Lowerhouse Lane

Because of George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’ this was a famous year even before we’d arrived there. Two big international incidents happened in India. A gas leak at a Union Carbide plant killed 3800 at Bhopal and the P.M. of India, Indira Gandhi, was assassinated. Domestically the I.R.A. tried to do the...

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