The Norman Walker Collection
The Norman Walker Collection
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Four black and white photographs on a newspaper page.
Top left: a team photograph of Bill Weston’s XV which played Sam Costers XV in an exhibition game.
Right: a team photograph of Sam Costers XV
Middle left: a youth game
Bottom: team photograph of the Milton Keynes XV and the team of former internationals before the game
Black and white photograph of a rugby team sat around a table with drinks.
Letter from Jeffrey Butterfield on Milton Keynes Rugby Union Football Club headed paper containing a “Preliminary Announcement” for the “NEW GROUND AND NEW PAVILION OPENING GRAND RUGBY FESTIVAL SUNDAY 1st SEPT.” 1974. It includes a programme for the day. At 4.15 “Tea” has been crossed out and “old boys match 1/4 hr each ...
Letter addressed to Norman from Sam Coster about the “Rugby Club – opening day – Sunday September 1st” on Milton Keynes Rugby Union Football Club headed paper. It is asking him for details for the Old Boys fun game and is dated May 1974
Newspaper article on Milton Keynes Rugby Club playing Bedford Swifts Field Lane, Greenleys. After the game the club’s Valentine Dance was held
Black and white photograph of the National Service Team for the RAF vs Army match in 1958 in Singapore. Norman Walker is in the team
Black and white photograph of Norman Walker and David line marking at Windsor Street ground, Wolverton Rugby Club
Letter from Mr Coster, Chairman, on Milton Keynes Rugby Union Football Club headed paper with details about the AGM, Annual Ball; Topping out ceremony and opening ceremony for the new ground and pavilion. Dated May 1974. The paragraph for the Annual Ball has been crossed out and the 3 options of addressee have ...
Letter addressed to Norman on Milton Keynes Rugby Union Football Club headed paper. It is asking him to become a founder member of the rugby club for £5 or a life member for £50 to aid with their fundraising efforts for the new ground and pavilion. There is a slip at the bottom ...
Colour photograph of the Potterspury Pram Race, High Street. It shows Norman Walker in the pram with three team mates pushing him.
Potterspury Pram Race, High Street. Norman Walker is stood in the road looking towards the pram
Newspaper article on the Opening of the new Milton Keynes Rugby Club clubhouse and ground at Field Lane, Greenleys
Newspaper article on Wolverton 1st XV winning against Leighton Buzzard 22-5, names in the article include; Bob Gordon, Les Boulton, Peter Bartlett, John Bedingfeld and Norman Walker
Souvenir programme for the Milton Keynes (formerly Wolverton) RUFC match at Field Lane, Greenleys, Wolverton on Sunday September 1st 1974. this was the official opening of the new ground and pavilion. It contains a forward by the President Jeffrey Butterfield; a history of Milton Keynes, international XV player profiles; details about mini-rugby; programme for ...
Programme for the Wolverton rugby Football Club Official opening of Hodges Furze Ground by Geoff Butterfield Wednesday, 27 March, 1968, 6.15pm. Inside is a list of the Wolverton XV and A Buckinghamshire XV team players
The Open University Rugby Festival Programme featuring An Open University Representative XV v. England Rugby Classicals. held on Sunday 9 October 1994 at Field Lane, Greenleys, Wolverton. Inside is a Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor of the Open University Sir John Daniel and from the President of Milton Keynes RUFC Jeff Butterfield and news articles ...
Black and white photograph of a line-out at a Wolverton rugby match at the recreation ground
Wolverton Rugby Club dinner 1960s. Shows Trevor Findall, Norman Walker and Joe Durrill in suits sat at a table
Wolverton Rugby Club dinner 1960s. Shows Trevor Findall, Norman Walker, Joe Durrill and others in suits sat at a table. 2 of them are holding dish lids
Black and white photograph of an early Wolverton Rugby Club match at the Recreation Ground. A group of men are running towards the camera and the ball is in the centre left. Derek Haycock is in the centre in white shorts, Paul Holmes far right
Black and white photograph of a Wolverton Rugby Club practice session. It shows six players reaching for the ball
Programme for the Maurice Palmer’s Invitation XV -v- Wolverton Combined XV at Western Road Ground, Wolverton on April 26th 1961 at 6:45pm. Inside pages are:
a. adverts and message from the Wolverton Chairman, Dr M.R. Coster
b. the history of Wolverton RFC and invitation to join and The team members of Maurice Palmer’s XV including who ...
Black and white team photograph of Wolverton Rugby Team in 1974. On the reverse are the names of the players
The Wolverton Rugby Union Football Club Membership Card. 1971-72 Season with an orange cover. Inside includes:
a. attached to the inside of the front cover is a receipt for £2. The first page is a list of the President and Vice-Presidents
b. Officers for the season; committee meetings; clubman of the year 1960-1971 and club ...