Archive centreCarlisle
ReferenceDSO 48
TitleCumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association
DescriptionTwo wallet folders containing show programmes, flyers, posters and cuttings, 2009, 2011
Four Lonsdale wresting belts from Grasmere Sports for the years 1894, 1896, 1897 and 1903
Access conditionsPermission to withdraw trophies is vested with the current Chairperson and Secretary of the CWWA
ContextBob Horsley, of Penrith, journalist, had over forty years wrestling experience; he wrote weekly as "Cross-Buttocker" and later as "Clicker" in the local press. He had collected this material over many years for a book on the subject, but died suddenly in late 1977.
Catalogue levelFonds
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