A Little Piece of History

Club member Don Cartwright found an interesting piece of history in the archives. Apparently all residents near Lilleshall Hall were invited to the official opening by Princess Elizabeth in 1951. This letter, from Viscount Hampden, the President of the Central Council of Physical Recreation, was sent to those accepting the offer.

In the letter he apologises that he will miss the event, but notes that Sir Stanley Rous, the Chairman of the CCPR and also Secretary of the Football Association and subsequently President of FIFA, would deputise for him.

invitation letter

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