England Hockey Team, Paris

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Description:Members of the England Hockey Team on tour in Europe, which included a match against France. They are pictured somewhere in Paris. W.H. Twigg of Weeping Cross, Stafford is seated on the ground, second from left.

Walter Hanbury Twigg was born at Weeping Cross on 6 May 1883. He was educated at Repton School and at Kings College, University of London and trained as an electrical engineer. He died in Stafford on 5 February 1963. A talented sportsman, he represented Stafford and Staffordshire at cricket and hockey, and was an England hockey international, playing for his country on 8 occasions in 1909 and 1910.

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Image courtesy of: Mr Guy Seaton

Donor ref:P2019.010.0011 (37/39792)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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