Leisure

Leisure time may have been rare, particularly around key agricultural times, but the residents of Wing did get up to the following:

Cricketers

On Tuesday last [18 July 1863] a match was played between eleven labourers in the employ of Mr G Rose of Tinkershole, and eleven in that of Mr Cook of Cottesloe, in a field lent by the former gentleman. The afternoon was fine, and the game was a source of amusement to the men. The …

Footballers

This photo was published in the Leighton Buzzard Observer in February 1988. A letter from Joe Brand of Wantage Close was subsequently published – the sole surviving member of the group at that time, he advised that the team had won the Marsworth Cup a week or two prior to the photo being taken, and …