A great clipping from Paul Spencer, the newest contributor to the History Books – from the paper with the 1984 Burnley and Lowerhouse averages with a photo of Kirti Azad.
A photo sent in by Anne Cochrane of the 10th July 1984 when Kirti Azad put pen to paper to re-sign for another season
Taken from the Cricket.History upload of the Lancashire League Handbook from 1985
Another cracker sent in by Chris Bleazard is a Burnley Express cutting from 1984 featuring professional Kirti Azad.
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...
Today we have the presentation night from 1984 with Chris and his dad Dave Bleazard, a young Jez Hope and some other Lowerhouse legends.
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...