YEARS IN FOCUS
LOCAL NEWS AND EVENTS FROM THE 1940s
PONTEFRACT IN 1946
3rd MAY 1946
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, 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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in Focus is researched by Maurice Haigh and reproduced
with the kind
permission of the Pontefract and Castleford Express.