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A Unique Photographic Record of Matlock & District, 1910-1915, and World War One Soldiers

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Place: Hackney, Matlock.
Property / Street / Road: Taken at the rear of the Holly Tree Inn.
Date: 1912 - 1913 season
Description/Historical Information: Hackney Foresters Football Club - footballers and coach, etc. Two dates on the ball read 1912 and 1913.

Back row, from the left:
Tom Bridge | George Foster | A. Robinson

Third row, from the left:
Jack Litchfield | Sam Frost* | C. Allwood | E. Wildgoose | F. Bridge | F. Bedell

Second row, from the left:
G. Holland | T. Wragg | T. Allwood | W. Rouse

Front row, from the left:
G. Allen | T. Charlesworth | R. Smith | E. Allwood

*An earlier source identified Sam Frost as 3rd row, 3rd from left but the young man in that position has been identified by relatives.
These players can also be seen on VLA9868.
The Holly Tree Inn is shown on VLA5023.
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- VLA4994 Andrew Bunting Bridge, twin brother of Thomas, can be seen outside a house on Bank Road
- Matlock: Thomas Stephen Bridge & his Family, 19th & 20th Century
Image Reference: VLA5264
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