Pigeon Racing

Len Richardson – Extract from Livewire Magazine 03/76 My first impression of the pigeon fraternity came about at an early age. I still have recollections of going and sitting at … Continue Reading →

Methley CC 1873/74

  Saturday September 20th 1873  Extracted from Pontefract & Castleford Advertiser HB Wards Eleven v’s Methley & District This match played in the park (Castleford) resulted in victory for the … Continue Reading →

Cricket

First played in Methley in 1863 it is reported that in those days Methley had two cricket teams, Methley Moorhouse and Methley Gentlemen, presumably one team played at Moorhouse and … Continue Reading →

Paper Round

Always late from school for the pick up and so I was always racing at 100mph hurdling hedges and fences (made a lot of enemies doing this) and charging through … Continue Reading →