Timeline item 11: 1827 - The Rev. William Sawyer moves into the hall with his sister Louisa. He rebuilds the stone church after a fire and continues to improve the village, building the reading room, school and '5 row' cottages.
Article on Bella, the 6-year old labrador, who was owned by local Nolly Greaves. Bella liked nothing more than to head into the undergrowth, to retrieve cricket balls during play.
Picture of Bella, aged 7 months
Picture of Bella, aged 7…
Photograph of Dorothy Ann Pick and Ronald Greaves on their wedding day, April 5th 1926. They are pictured with the best man, Mr L.M Goodbourn and six bridesmaids, at Longcliffe Farm, following the ceremony at Old Dalby Church.
Photograph of 'Three Old Maids of Lee' from Old Dalby Fancy Dress Ball, 1925. (L-R) Mrs James Pick (local farmers); Mrs R. Howard (local builders); Mrs A.W.B Greaves (farming family Nether Broughton Grange, Old Dalby)
Photograph of local football team, pre-match, at King Edward VII Upper School, Melton Mowbray. (L-R Top) Ken Morgan; Keith Bailey; Derek (Spud) Oldham; Albert Perkins; Sean McCarthy; Ken Yaxley. (L-R Bottom) [?] Gerald Whittaker; [?] Don Benzie; Bob…
Vale of Belvoir Test Match, played at "The Oval" Nether Broughton, Thursday June 21st 1951.
All Old veteran cricketers picked from 13 villages, Nottingham and Leicester. Age of both teams total 2,285 years.
Jack Skinner (Capt), Old…