Monty PATFIELD (seated centre on the ground)… in the Ironclads cricket team (Newcastle).
From L to R: Back row… A.C. Bramble, E. Pritchard, E. Rodgers Esq, Hope Martin, J. Murdock.
Middle row… W.E. Bramble Jnr, C. Lock, W.E. Bramble Snr Captain, M. Riley, W. Gibson.
Front row… W. Hatton, E. Patfield, E. Adam. Note: Mascot not named in middle row.
Ironclads Cricket Club, Senior Competition Winners 1910-1911.
Given to my foster brother, Ron PATFIELD (dec) by Mrs Roma BYRNE (Late of Paterson).
The captain Walter Edwin Bramble Snr
may have been the reason why Monty from Paterson played in a Newcastle team. WE Bramble was involved with river transport and Monty worked on a river steamer.