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Thrumpton 1912

Thrumpton Cricket Club 1912

The picture shows the 1912 team of Thrumpton Cricket Club. Please click on it to enlarge. Thanks goes to Chief Archivist James Roe for his persistence in scrolling the records to find the full team. With it being 2 years before World War 1 commenced two of the team died fighting for the country.

Geoffry Cursham, son of William and Mary Cursham of the Manor House Thrumpton was educated at Hillside, Godalming and Repton. He then trained at Sandhurst before serving the 1st Battalion of the Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) as a Lieutenant. He was killed in action on the 12th October 1917 at the young age of 20

William Garratt, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Garratt was born at Kings Newton. Before enlisting he was a domestic groom at Thrumpton Hall. He served in the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Sergeant and died on the 29th August 1918. His grave is now in Melbourne Cemetry.

For a full list of the team left to right see below

Name (Back Row)Bornpl of birthAge in the photoOccupation
George Barrows (Umpire)1859Barton52Plaster labourer
Walter JallandsBrother in Law to the Chettle family1888Bottesford24Carter Builder
Charles MarshallBoarder to John Shaw1890Gotham22Plaster Miner
Sergeant William Garrett Thrumpton Hall1887Kings Newton25Domestic GroomKilled in Action WW1
Charles Francis ThorneThrumpton Hall1865Hazlebury47Domestic Butler
Herbert Plowright1880Thrumpton32Domestic Gardener
John Shaw1877Thrumpton35Butcher

Name (front row)BornPl of birthAge in PhotoOccupation
George P Barrows1891Barton21
Henry Weeks1897Thrumpton15School
Lieutenant Geoffry CurshamManor House Thrumpton1897Thrumpton15SchoolKilled in Action WW1
Norman Weeks1898Thrumpton14School
John Shaw1896Thrumpton16Farm Worker

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