Person    | Male  Born 17/7/1920  Died 25/3/2002

Kenneth Wolstenholme

Categories: Sport / Games, TV & Radio

BBC football commentator: "some people are on the pitch...they think it's all over....it is now!". Born Lancashire. Bomber pilot in WW2, awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar for 100 successful missions. Died Torquay.

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Kenneth Wolstenholme

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BBC Television Centre - Kenneth Wolstenholme

Kenneth Wolstenholme DFC and Bar, 1920 - 2002. BBC and the Heritage Foundation

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Clapton Orient football club

Clapton Orient football club

Originally founded in 1881 as the Glyn Cricket Club, they began playing as just 'Orient' in 1888. They changed the name to Clapton Orient in 1890, and joined the football league in 1907. Their name...

Group, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Sir Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Wiggins

Cyclist. Born Bradley Marc Wiggins in Ghent, Belgium where his English mother and Australian father, a professional cyclist, were living at the time. Bradley was brought up in Kilburn/Maida Vale by...

Person, Sport / Games, Belgium

2 memorials
Steve Fairbairn

Steve Fairbairn

Oarsman and rowing coach. Born Stephen Fairbairn at Toorak, Melbourne, Australia. Studied at Jesus College, Cambridge and was called to the bar in 1886, but did not practise. He rowed in four unive...

Person, Sport / Games, Australia

1 memorial
Henry the 'Game Chicken' Pearce

Henry the 'Game Chicken' Pearce

Bare-knuckle prizefighter. Born in Bristol. He fought under the London Prize Ring rules, and was the English champion from 1804 until 1807. His nickname probably derives from his signing his name a...

Person, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Charlton Athletic Football Club

Charlton Athletic Football Club

The club was founded from the combination of a number of youth clubs in south-east London. Their nickname is the 'Addicks' which is supposedly derived from 'haddocks'.  One of the explanations of t...

Group, Sport / Games

4 memorials