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Skinningrove Lads and Russell Cup 1938

This photograph of Skinningrove lads came in an envelope entitled “Russell Cup 1938”, it is known that the Russell Cup was always played at Loftus Cricket Club, the Archive would welcome assistance in identifying all in the picture, as well as a location and reasons.

Back row ??, ??, Bob Simpson

Middle row Jack Simmons, Herbert Saunby, Dick Webster

Front row, Joe Scott, Billy Andrew, ??.

Image and names to date courtesy of Colin Hart (and Phil Saunby).

The Endless Net

Richard Noble and Barry James retrieving the net after we hope a successful fishing session?
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

Is This A Hole?

Preparing for fishing in 1982 we have (left to right): David Cocks, Richard Noble, John Ewens, Trevor McConnell and Joanne Ewens in the pushchair. John Ewens told us: “This is my daughter Joanne Ewens, who now has three children of her own. taken approximately 1982, I’m central in the photograph.”

Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble, also many thanks to John Ewens for the update.

Crab Pot RepaIrs – 1

Les Holliday appears to be demonstrating his crab pot repairing skills to Darren Tyler, Richard Noble and Stephen Tooth. They appear to be outside the fisherman’s hut at the bottom ‘Bothroyds’ Bank.
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

Why Am I Going?

Left to right we have Dave Coultas, Richard Noble, ? Coultas (Dave’s son) and Les Holliday. Preparing to go to sea, although Dave Coultas’s son seems very well dressed to be going off in a boat.
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

Does The Boat Leak?

Les Holliday, John Essay and Richard Noble continue to wait, did they get to sea that day?
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

This Tide Seems A Long Way Out

Trevor McConnell, Richard Noble and Stephan Tokarski taking the boat to the water, it seems to be a low tide.
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

Pots Away!

Dave Coultas and Richard Noble obviously dropping crab pots, hoping for a good catch.
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

They Think It Is A Rough Sea As Well

Perhaps a second discussion is required as to the strength of the sea? Richard Noble (driving) is in front of Barry James, Les Holliday and John Essay. The other boats occupants are unknown, can anybody assist?
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

That Sea Looks Rough

Looking at the waves behind, we are unsure as to whether this was before or after, but we have Les Holliday viewing the waves, John Essay is sitting in the boat ‘Cock-A-Leekie’, so called as it was prone to leaking! Richard Noble is seated on the tractor.
Image and names courtesy of family of Richard Noble.

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