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ORAL HISTORY: MEMORIES AND REMINISCENCES

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Asian Cricket in Kirklees

Farid Karolia (Mount CC, Batley) - his dreams and his old van
Hanif Mayet (Mount CC) - and how Farid lost an eye
Hanif Mayet and how Mount first started
Iqbal Bhana and how Mount started
Ismail Bhana from Savile Stars CC (Dewsbury)
Memories of Mount and of Mr Bhana
Yusuf Karolia, Farid's helmet and Mount as an extended family

Dewsbury Museum:

'180 Not Out: The Development of Cricket in Kirklees' Exhibition

Andrew Gale (Yorkshire CCC) and his early cricketing career
Andrew Gale and how grounds are part of the community
Andrew Gale and the importance of his family
Andrew Gale and the sacrifices cricketers and their families have to make
Andrew Gale and what playing for Yorkshire means to him
Andrew Gale answers some quickfire questions
Grant Scanlon (Dewsbury Museum) on what the exhibition means to the museum
Rob Light and the theme of clubs
Rob Light and the theme of competition
Rob Light and the theme of cultural exchange
Rob Light and the theme of equipment

Halifax Library: 'Cricket in Calderdale: People & Places' Exhibition

Peter Davies (Project Leader) introduces the exhibition

Barry Tennyson (Halifax League) and his roles within the league
Changes within village communities over time
Financial changes over the years
Lavinia Montgomery (Work Placement student) and her role in the project
Les Forester (Greetland CC) on how he came to the club - and pigeons
Leyland Smith (Halifax League) on his role at Sowerby Bridge CC
Niall Russ (Work Placement student) on maps
Peter Davies on geography
Zahid Khan (Work Placement student) on his role in the Project

Rivals and loyalties

Tony Haigh: Project Artist

Perceptions of cricket clubs
How cricket clubs are the heart of the community
Some interesting clubs he painted
Difference between football grounds and cricket grounds
Difference between urban and rural clubs
Favourite club
Involvement with the Project

 

The following clubs also have Oral History files

NORTH KIRKLEES

SOUTH KIRKLEES

CALDERDALE

Batley

Malik Ali


Birstall

Mick Ellis

Peter Hardy

June Harris & Jean Sidle

Graham Hobson

Cleckheaton

Keith Johnstone

Bob Speight


Crossbank Methodists

Andy Wood

East Bierley

Sue Amos

John Bleazard

Ronnie Ellis

Donald Ledgard & David Bentley

Phil McKirgan

Christine Spence


Gomersal

John Atkin

Mick Baldwin

Gerald Hickmott


Hanging Heaton

John Crowhurst

Nat Lawrence
Charlie McNair

David Peel

Max Wigglesworth

Hartshead Moor

Dennis Baldwin


Heckmondwike & Carlinghow


Hopton Mills

Gerald Egan
Liversedge

Alan Bentley & David Myers

XXXX

Mirfield

Paul Newton

Documentary
Mirfield Parish Cavaliers

Malcolm Clegg

Colin Fretwell
Moorlands

John Sheard & David Sykes

Mount

Scholes

Eddie Hopkins
Spen Victoria

Douglas Malcolm Hirst & Harry Hoyle

XXXX
Upper Hopton

Jack Ramsden & Friends

Westborough

Barry Mitchell

Almondbury

Donald Earnshaw & Frank Pickering

Almondbury Wesleyans


Armitage Bridge

Roy Moorhouse & Ralph Beaumont
Augustinians

John Harold
Birchencliffe

Bob Smith

Janet Smith

XXXX

Birkby Nuffield

Documentary

XXXX
Bradley & Colnebridge

John Senior & Friends
Broad Oak

Craig McCreadie

Cartworth Moor

Doug Thorpe

XXXX


Clayton West

Stuart Rank
Cumberworth United

Nigel Senior

Sheila Senior
Denby

Howard Moxon

Thelma & Derek Pickford
Denby Dale

Richard Hobson

Baz Lucas

Roy Wainwright

Sheila Waring


Edgerton & Dalton


Emley

Mick Onions
Flockton

Harry Marsden
Golcar

John Smith, Frank Rolyn & John Thorpe

David Thorpe

Hall Bower


Holmbridge

John Booth & Friend
Holmfirth

Derek Maude

John McDonald

David Whiteley

Documentary
Honley

Peter Green


Inter-Caribbean

Kirkburton

Jean Sutcliffe

XXXX

Kirkheaton

Roy Castle

Stuart Grey

Lascelles Hall

David Haikings
Lepton Highlanders

Jack Waring & Friends

Leymoor

Doris Brook

Malcolm Heeley


Linthwaite


Marsden

Norman Clee
Meltham

Ian Shaw & Dennis Schofield

XXXX
Nortonthorpe

Roger Littlewood

Old Almondburians

Jack Taylor

Paddock

Mark Turner
Primrose Hill

Mohammed Taj
Scholes

Paul Wharton

Shelley

Bob Haigh

Jean Taylor

Shepley

Skelmanthorpe

Documentary
Slaithwaite

Deborah Payne & Friends
Thongsbridge

Jeff Howard

Documentary
Thurstonland

Joyce Booth, Peter Holloway & Andrew Pearson
Upperthong

Darryl Morris

Dave Sutton
Woodfield Park

Richard Parr

 

Badger Hill

Nick Boyle

Steve Brierley

Barkisland

Dave Greenwood

XXXX

Blackley

Christine Townsend

Joe Townsend

Reg Williams

Booth

Ken & Sue Cockcroft

Bradshaw

Terry Wynne & David Evans
Bridgeholme

Keith Hudson

XXXX

Brighouse

Russell Livesey

XXXX

Copley

Peter Blake

Documentary - Keith Goulden

Elland

Documentary - Derek Gledhill & Dennis Midwood

XXXX
Greetland

Les Forester

Gavin Moody

Barry Smith

Halifax

Stuart Greenwood
Illingworth

Maurice Lawton

Andrew Smith

Norman Tatham

King Cross

Richard Pinder

Lightcliffe

Bob Horne & Friend

Luddendenfoot

Graham Smith

Mytholmroyd

Documentary

Nigel Robinson
Northowram Fields

David Garside & Ian Rushworth

Ann Greenwood
Northowram Hedge Top

Steve Beverley

Len Gravenor
John and Joan Parkinson
Norwood Green

Marylin Clapham
Old Crossleyans

Geoff Manger

Adrian Moore
Old Town

Sheila Pettengell

Outlane

Trevor Crosland
Rastrick

Brefni Hions
Southowram

Marie Beaumont

Peter & Joyce Jowett

Sowerby Bridge

Duncan Hall

Wendy Kitchen

Leyland Smith

XXXX

Sowerby Bridge CI

Alan Hampshire

Alan Jowett

Stainland

Ian Batchelor

Len Norcliffe

Stones

David Armitage

Mr and Mrs Mellor

Todmorden

Malcolm Heywood

Norman Stansfield

John Vickers

Susan Whitehead

Betty Whittaker

Triangle

Ken Beaumont

Stephen Frankland

Dick Rodger

Margaret Whippey

Ken Wilson

Ronnie Wolfenden

XXXX

Walsden

Alan Stuttard
Warley

John & Andrew Oates
XXXX

   

Mytholmroyd Weslyans Sunday School Cricket School 1914-1918
Mytholmroyd Wesleyans

Sunday School CC, 1914-8

 

 

 

 

 

Chucker Peel in action circa 1950
The Huddersfield Wanderers, 1903

 

 

 

 

 

Chucker Peel in action circa 1950
Triangle Ground Ceremony, 1927

 

 

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