Many communities had a local cricket, football or other sporting team and in some cases memorabilia and/or photographs have been handed down to alert us to an ancestor’s involvement in a sporting activity. We may simply discover someone’s involvement when searching newspapers or perhaps there is a mention of a sporting club in a funeral notice.
How do you discover more about what they did? This guide shows you where to look for more information and how to make the most of searching websites, newspapers, original records and published sources.
Author: S. Hicks