Articles with the tag: Sport


Westlea Wanderers Football Club

Westlea Wanderers Football Club

It is fifty years since Westlea Wanderers got together, – a group of lads playing football for fun on the local rec, who gradually became a force to be reckoned with.  They started their campaign for recognition in the Leamington Sunday League Youth Section and...
Tomes Printers of Leamington 

Tomes Printers of Leamington 

    Alfred Tomes was born on 4th October 1853 at Rouse Lench, Worcestershire.  He was apprenticed in his teens to printer and stationer, Edward Adams of Stratford upon Avon, then worked as a printer in Oxford. By the age of 37 he was married and living in...
Ernest and William Renshaw, Wimbledon Champions

Ernest and William Renshaw, Wimbledon Champions

The twins Ernest (1861 – 1899) and William Renshaw (1861 – 1904) were the tennis players of their age.   They were born at Brandon Lodge, Brandon Parade, Leamington, and baptised at Saint Mary’s Church.  When the twins were only a few months old, the family...