Archive Pictures

The Red Lion Fishing Match (1947 ?)   - Ellis Cornes was the Landlord at the time.  Ellis donated a Cup which is still competed for annually.

The Swan Fishing Match - late 1950's ?    Landlord standing extreme left - Mr. Hunt.

Below :- 'Leaning Tower' Match, 1987.   After fishing at Jubilee Pool, competitors gathered at The Red Lion for the prizegiving.

 Front Row Left to Right - Pete Shepherd, Albert Allman, Jim Lockett, Kevin Lockett, Andy Horton, Robert Tomlinson, Roy Bate. .
Middle Row Left to Right - Arthur Farrington, Steve Lea,  Stuart Chapman , Dave Cliffe, Peter Baskerville, Mick Baskerville, Paul Harding (yours truly), Vin Lea, Arthur Reade,, Ted Sandland.
Standing Left to Right -  John Charlesworth, Mick Brownell, Glyn Fletcher, Albert Tomkinson, Henry Sutton, John Yale, Andy Fairclough, Andrew 'Henry' Lockhart, Dave Tomkinson,, Malc Wright, Graham Simcox, Dennis Tomkinson, Bob Dunne, Rus Bate, Steve Herbert, ?, Brian Austin, ? , Gary Barnes, Richard Lamens, (Landlord),Colin Barrow.       The Photographer was Dave Lindop.





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