Items From The Descendents Of George Murray Royle (Nottinghamshire 1871-1881)

George Royle was a highly respected and admired cricketer, named by Richard Daft in his book 'Kings of Cricket' as one of the best amateurs at the time to play for Nottinghamshire. However his first-class career was restricted by his work commitments as a director of Thomas Adams & Co., one of the two largest companies in the textile trade. Nottingham was renowned for its lace industry, Thomas Adams being a renowned philanthropist who was pioneering in ensuring the welfare of his workforce through the provision of schools, libraries, hospitals and churches.

Lot 587:
Lot 587
Ernest Tyldesley. Lancashire & England 1909-1936. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Tyldesley, half length wearing Lancashire cap and blazer. No. 80.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £60
Lot 588:
Lot 588
John Sharp. Lancashire & England 1899-1925. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Sharp, full length wearing Lancashire cap and blazer. No. 121.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £80
Lot 589:
Lot 589
Robert Alan Boddington. Lancashire 1913-1924. Phillips 'Pinnace' premium issue cabinet size mono real photograph trade card of Boddington, full length in batting pose, wearing Lancashire cap. No. 122.C. 4"x6". VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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