Shrovetide memories

Remember when from 25 years ago, Barndale get the Shrovetide ball
Remember when from 25 years ago, Barndale get the Shrovetide ball

This picture, published in the Gazette last week, sparked some memories for readers on our Facebook page.

Rachel Milburn recognised her grandad Philip Egdell, on the right, who was chairman of the Shrovetide football committee at the time. A young Steven Temple can also be seen, a long-time player in the annual match,

And Freda Creighton recognised Barndale headteacher John Chappells and some the pupils.