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Pontefract Years in Focus 1946

YEARS IN FOCUS

LOCAL NEWS AND EVENTS FROM THE 1940s

PONTEFRACT IN 1946

3rd MAY 1946
UNIVERSITY CRICKETER

G.T. Gardner, the Pontefract cricketer, who has shown much promise as an opening batsman, was a member of a Leeds University team which was defeated by Yorkshire County, at Weetwood, on Wednesday. Yorkshire scored 87 for 7 wickets, and declared; and the University were dismissed for 49. Gardner was bowled by Smailes before he had scored.

EX-SERVICEMEN

Ex-Servicemen, to the number of about 30, attended a meeting of the Pontefract Branch of the Yorkshire and Lancaster Regimental Association, which was held in the Crown and Anchor Hotel, Pontefract, on Wednesday.  Ex-R.Q.M.S. Jamison presided, and was accompanied by Captain J. Smith as the secretary. It was agreed that a social evening should be arranged for members and their families. A domino competition was won by Cpl Lockwood.

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Years in Focus is researched by Maurice Haigh and reproduced
with the kind permission of the Pontefract and Castleford Express.


Pontefract news from the 1930's


 

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