A plaque commemorating the life of George Parr was unveiled on 24 February 2021 on the wall of The Manor House where he was born. Photograph above of George Parr (right) and Richard Daft.
George played cricket for the village, then Nottinghamshire and finally captained the All England X1, he was affectionally known in the cricket world as ‘The Lion of the North’. The plaque was presented to the village by Heather Watts, a local resident, whose late husband David was a cricket lover.
Marion Caunt and Val Cook of the Radcliffe on Trent Local History Society produced a book ‘ A history of The Manor House from 1749 to 2017’ available to purchase. Click here to contact us.
Heather Watts and Marion Caunt
Radcliffe Local History Society has launched a programme of monthly public Local History talks for 2021.
The Hilda Dowson Commemorative Plaque Ceremony was held on Saturday 24th August 2019. Click here to read about her life and achievements.
After short speeches by Mrs Marion Caunt and Dr Rosemary Collins, Councillor Kay Cutts and Mayor of Rushcliffe, Mrs Christine Jeffries unveiled Radcliffe’s first Blue Plaque. Photographs below. Click on photograph for close-up of plaque.