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Collett, Gilbert Faraday
Gilbert Faraday Collett was born at South Hamlet, Gloucester on18th July 1879, the son of a chemical manufacturer. As a ...
Classy centre from Lydney
South African flanker and former captain
The Raging Bull Part One (more to come when we can get back on his schedule)
Physical Samoan centre
Hard scrummaging lock and inspirational coach
1891/92: A New Ground and a New Pavilion
On 20 Jul 1891 Gloucester Football Club, from their address in Bell Lane, Gloucester, produced a document entitled “Proposed New ...
Mobile hard-tackling hooker
Record breaking wing
Outstanding winger and record-breaking captain
Cup winning England and Gloucestershire prop
Hard-tackling centre from the fifties
Sidney Albert Brown was a splendid attacking three-quarter, who normally played on the wing. He was born in Broughton, Salford, ...
Charles Rose was born in Gloucester, the son of a boot and shoe maker, and grew up at 2, High ...
Stan Bayliss, a forward, learnt his rugby at the NationalSchool, Gloucester. He graduated into the local St Mark’s team, where ...
Walter George was born in Gloucester in 1867, the son of a bootmaker, and lived at Lower Highfield Cottages, Barton ...
Bookie’s Runner? Extract taken from Citizen Pink’un on 7th February 1970. Memories Are Made of This. By GEOFF GREEN. Today’s County Rugby Union Championship ...
Cromwell, Arthur "Joe"
Arthur “Joe” Cromwell played for Gloucester at both the Spa and Kingsholm. He was very strongly built, and tireless around ...
An interview with this long-serving hooker and committee man.
Talented winger and long-serving committee man
Francis William (Frank) Ayliffe was born in Gloucester in 1892, the son of William Ayliffe, a fishmonger’s manager, and grew ...
Kingsholm by Geoffrey Willans
An article, date unknown
An interview with this record breaking captain and England hooker
Halford, Jonathan George "Biddy"
Jonathan George Halford was born in Gloucester in 1886, the son of a blacksmith’s striker. Biddy initially followed his father ...
Thanks for pointing this out, Graham, and you'll now see that we've corrected the mistake in the date. Our Profile...
John was born in 1945 - he’s my brother in law and I’m a week older!
Charles Winston A’Bear, 1916-1985 Military Medal (M.M.)
My name is John Procter and through an ex military friend have just discovered this information about Charles Winston A’Bear...
1. Gloucester Players’ Family Inter-relationships
Thanks for the heritage page. I might be able to add to it? My father was WG (Bill) Hook, full...
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