Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

This record is held by Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

Details of DSO 48
Reference: DSO 48
Title: Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association
Date: [1880] -1999
Held by: Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

Physical description: 368 files
Restrictions on use:

This deposit may be consulted, but not published in whole or part until April 1981.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by the Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association through Mr. R. Robson, Carlisle, on 22nd March, 1978

 

1 - 5 Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling Association

 

6 - 28 Press-cuttings books, including his weekly articles

 

29 - 59, 66 Wrestling results (notebooks)

 

60 - 63 Wrestling results (file packets)

 

64 - 65 Wrestling history

 

67 Old programmes

 

68 - 69 Championships

 

70 Winners lists

 

71 - 90 Wrestling results (by season)

 

91 - 103 Press-cuttings

 

104 - 105 Results (files)

 

106 Book drafts

 

107 - 115 "Clicker" articles

 

116 - 123 Caldbeck Sports, Ullswater Sports, Women's wrestling, other styles of wrestling (Cornish, etc.), judo

 

124 - 141 Wrestling academies

 

142 - 143, 163 Grasmere Sports

 

144 - 147 Wrestling personalities

 

148 - 154 Photographs of wrestlers

 

167-368 Additional Acquisitions

 

Additional accetions: 10 May 1979; 1 April, 14 November, 19 August, 19 October, 6 November 1985; 19 January 1987, 22 November 1989, 11 January 1994; 12 June 1996

Subjects:
  • Cumberland
  • Westmorland
Administrative / biographical background:

Bob 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.

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