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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…

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…

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)

Timeline item 09b: 1794 -Frances Bowater introduces Beethoven’s music to England when she hosts a performance of the String Trio in E flat. Her lavishly-renovated Old Dalby Hall is a centre for chamber music until the 1820s

Timeline item 32: 2020 - In a display of the strong community spirit during the COVID-19 lockdown, villagers join Val Anderson's funeral procession on 3 June

Timeline item 30: 2005 - The church restoration is completed after locals raise a staggering £330,000! A calendar is one of the many fundraising ventures

Timeline item 29: 1999 - The millennium is celebrated with a new village sign, a group village photo and a torch-lit procession up Dalby Hill to the beacon on 31 December

Photos of Chris Chellis holding a model of the 'Noah's Ark' cinema on the Army Depot (1950s)

Photo of members of the Coronation Club from 1950s including man on unicycle

Photo of Womens' Institute fancy dress party 1970s showing
June Ware
Mavis Bamford
Eva Howe
Jenny Barnett
Joyce Walker
Eunice Tyers
Dorothy Marshall
Val Anderson
June Bednall
Margaret Bairstow
Sue Hodson
Dorothy Orson
Nora Jepson
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