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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

29th May 1968 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London

29th May 1960 Born today: Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)

29th May 1924 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies

29th May 1911 W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan fame, dies in his lake at Grims Dyke trying to save a girl.

Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here



Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here

Legendary Surrey & England cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here.

Location: 17 Englewood Road, Clapham

Description: Legendary England cricketer Sir Jack Hobbs (1882-1963) lived here.

As an opening batsman he scored more first-class runs (61,237 per Wisden, 61,760 per Cricinfo) and more first-class centuries (197 per Wisden, 199 per Cricinfo) than any other cricketer. These records probably wont be beaten since modern cricketers now play fewer first class matches.


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Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here

Legendary Surrey & England cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here.


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Jack Hobbs certainly owned some sports shops , one was in Sidney Street Cambridge, he was born in Rivar Place Cambridge next door to my parents first home, I knew him and some of his family members. (Don Halls)
Posted by Don Halls on 2009-10-07
I have a question please did Sir Jack Hobbs Ever own or have any involvement with a sports shop sharing the same name? (mike)
Posted by mike on 2009-05-16
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