Julian Clist (Captain) receives the coveted silver Naughty Gnome form John Hooper after the match against the Das side
An evocative photograph of a cricket match in progress on Hemyock Recreation Ground, with Pencross Hill in the background behind the houses of Southview.
1984/5. Hemyock Cricket Club,
L to R . Back row – Kevin Salter, Dennis Gubb, Julian Clist, Phillip Hawkins, Phil Saunders, Gerald Salter, Jim Hawkins, Nigel Cridge, Derek Hart, Jessie James, Paul Mitchell.
Front row – Andrew Perrott, Terry Mitchell, Julie Nelhams, Neil Hawkins, Pam Gubb, John Bater.
Hemyock Cricket Club in the late 1950s.
L to R. Back row – M. Hadley, M. Casely, T. Young, R. Culverwell, L. Salter,
Front row – L. Bowden, D. Wide, G. Salter, C. Wide, T. Fouracre, M. Bowden.
These days it is hard to imagine cricket in Devon being played in waistcoats and ties!
It obviously happened at some stage, as this picture of the Uffculme Cricket Club shows.
This picture has no notes, so we can tell you little more about how was part of the club – do you know?