Ruston & Hornsby were cup winners

The Ruston and Hornsby team of 1948.
The Ruston and Hornsby team of 1948.
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MORE cricket this week as we take you back to 1948.

The side pictured are Ruston and Hornsby, who had just enjoyed a memorable season.

The Grantham works team were crowned Thompson Cup champions just before posing for this team photograph, sent into the Journal by Patricia and Fred Eaton.

Those pictured are (at the back, from the left) B. Gillieson, G. Plades, Jeff Carpenter, F. Squires, L. Bearn, D. Wing, B. Wing; (front, from left) H. Peel, J. McCartney, R. Carpenter, T. B. Edwards, J. Scothern, T. Featherstone and D. Huddlestone.

l Correction: In the Memory Lane page of January 27, 2012, one of the boys pictured in ‘Team won Journal U-15 cup’ was Nick Haralambous not Nick Harlambous.