England Hockey Team, Aberdeen

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Date:19th of March 1910

Description:The England Hockey team selected to play Scotland at Pittordrie, Aberdeen in 1910. The team pictured is: A.G. Powell (goalkeeper), M.A. Matthew, C. J. Corbett, R.G. Pridmore, W.H. Twigg, E.L. Goodman, E. Clover, J.L. Beaumont, A.D. Stocks, A.L. Sutcliffe and A.F. Leighton. The umpire is T. Burman. Seated front left is W.H. Twigg of Weeping Cross, Stafford.

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:P2019.010.0005 (37/39798)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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