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The Ladies Team at a Charity Cricket Match"

Cricket Field, Chester Road, Buckley

2 August 1914

see 88.1 for information on Annie and Louie Beavan


This photo was taken at a charity match at Lane End by John Dunn two days before the outbreak of WWI. The women were wives and sisters of club members and provided the opposition. The men batted with hockey sticks and forfeited a run every time their top hats fell off but they still won easily!


Jennie Williamson (nee Beavan)

Kate Roberts (nee Aston)

Emily Begrie (nee Jones)

Margaret Tyson (nee Dunn) - sister of John Cragg Dunn, who was killed in the war on 25th March 1916.



Author: Hayes, John Eric, 1918


Year = 1914

Month = August

Day = 2

Event = Sporting

Gender = Female

People = Group

Sport = Ball

Extra = Formal Portrait

Extra = 1910s

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