From years ago right up to now! We have start with now …. and our mean looking rugby players:
Wednesbury’s front row.
This is a picture which has been in one of the Black Country magazines – it has particular interest to me because my grandfather, Herbert Will Bluck (the third) played for Bescot Villa, he is in the front row on the left – if the year of c1915 is correct, he would have been 26 years old
Another old footballing photograph of my grandad Herbert William Bluck – this one was from a Black Country calendar, and is why I sometimes question the dates they claim – the previous photo shows him as a player for Bescot Villa, c1915, and according to this photo he was the trainer for Newtown Albion during the 1915-16 season (kneeling down, far left)
F.H.Lloyds Table Tennis
Herbert Will Bluck (the third) played for Bescot Villa
my great great grandad played for these Wednesbury old athletic
Jem Bayliss played for Wednesbury Old Athletic in 1880’s.
Jem Bayliss went on to be captain of the West Bromwich Albion side that won the FA Cup in 1888.