Cricket team photograph

Undated

Cole

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Back row (standing L-R)

? Mutton ; Max Hayward; Bob Smith; ? ; Stan ? ; Dave Humphries.

Front row (sitting L-R)

? ; ? ; George “Dutch” Holland; Fred Mason; Ray Davis; ? .

Can you help us identify the people in this photograph and help us to date it? Perhaps you remember watching this team play or played it in yourself? What else do you remember about Fielding’s cricket – the atmosphere, matches, training, changing rooms, songs or chants? Please share your memories by adding a comment at the bottom of the page.

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  • That’s me on Fred Mason’s left. On the the back row from the left, Mutton, Hayward, Bob Smith, ?, Stan ?, Dave Humfries.

    By Ray Davis (10/08/2014)
  • Thanks John! Do let George know about the photo – I’m sure he’d love to see it & maybe it’ll even bring back a few memories?! It would be good to hear more about the Pattern makers and Pattern Shop – no doubt they were never short of bats, stumps, and bails in the cricket team with pattern makers around…?

    By Ollie Taylor (17/10/2013)
  • Yes the person in question is George Holland, who happens to be my wife’s cousin, and yes he did work in the pattern shop as a pattern maker.

    By John Tranter (04/10/2013)
  • Thanks Chippy! I wonder if anyone can tell if that is Dutch for sure? Do you have any memories of him?

    By Ollie Taylor (12/07/2013)
  • Front row, third from left, may be ‘Dutch’ Holland who used to work in the Pattern Shop? Not sure. Chippy Aston

    By Graham Aston (28/06/2013)

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