Lavington and Easterton United – 1937/38

The 1937/38 season was one to celebrate in local football for Lavington and Easterton United were the runners up in the local Trowbridge and District League.

Our photo shows the team and the backroom boys displaying the silverware.

Lavington and Easterton United - a photo at Market Lavington Museum

The back row includes Ben Hurkett, Albie Potter, Andrew Deacon, Walt Merritt and Celic Saxton.

In the middle row there are Keith Ellis, Ken Buckland, Mr Stone, Stan Ingram, Roy Ellis, herbie Alexander and Freddy Hurle.

The front row has Mr Webb, Harry Andrews, Bill Elisha, Bill Mills, George Burgess, Bob Sainsbury, Alfie Alexander and Lewis Butler.

The trophies won in the 1937/38 season

Alfie Alexander is easy to recognise with his distinctive whiskers

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