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2490, TP/17
Taking Part

Speaker: Nigel Lane, 1952 - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Hyde C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Part of a series of interviews about sport in the Melton area. Refers to quality of cricket grounds in the 1960s, 1970s, and the equipment. Explains the difference between village cricket and 1st class Test Matches. Mentions the structure of cricket teams and leagues over the last 4 years. Mentions Thorpe Arnold Cricket Club membership numbers, local leagues and the importance of sport in the local community. Refers to 1983 as an outstanding year for the Club in winning cups. Gives personal achievement was being voted ‘man of the match’. Mentions womens' cricket and role of women in the Club.
Place of birth: Melton Mowbray
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Melton Mowbray
Periods Covered: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s
Language: English

Recording Date: 22/4/2009
Playing time: 1h 19mins 35secs
Access Restrictions: None Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: Yes
Copies: Yes
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