Articles with the tag: Sport


Eddie Hapgood

Eddie Hapgood

  Edris Albert “Eddie” Hapgood was an English footballer, who captained both Arsenal and England during the 1930s. Eddie was born in the humble working class district of East Bristol and started his footballing career in 1926 when he was driving a...
Thorburns Ltd

Thorburns Ltd

Now based in Whiteheads Court, Thorburns is Leamington’s oldest independent male outfitters, supplying traditional and modern menswear for all ages.  The business was founded by an ambitious young draper and tailor from Scotland, James Thorburn, in 1880. He opened his...
Major Harry Gem – Pioneer of Lawn Tennis

Major Harry Gem – Pioneer of Lawn Tennis

Major Thomas Henry (Harry) Gem was born in Birmingham on the 21st of May 1819. His father was a local solicitor dealing with criminal cases and was also clerk to the Birmingham Magistrates. After studying at King’s College, London, Harry also pursued a career in the...
Feldon School

Feldon School

Feldon School was set up at Milverton Hill by Dr J.L. and Mrs S.A. Matthews in the summer of 1950.  They had taken over a small private school, ‘Ardmore’ based at 69 Willes Road/corner of Leam Terrace in September 1948, when Ardmore’s previous owners left to run a...
William Garbutt – and Italian Football

William Garbutt – and Italian Football

“The most important man in the history of Italian Football” This is an introduction to a more detailed article which can be seen when you CLICK HERE. The Daily Mail dated Friday 15th April 2016 reviewed a new football related book entitled ‘Mister’.  Part way through...