Furness Shipyard Athletic Club Medal

t13986I was intrigued with the quality and potential cost of this medal, in a Collingwood Jeweller presentation box, given to my grandfather John William Hill in 1922. Furness shipyards must have provided quite an extensive social facility. As this medal was for cricket I assume all of the team received one. Any information about this period, particularly the social facilities at Furness, would be very much appreciated.

Photograph and details courtesy of Maggie Pulle.

1 thought on “Furness Shipyard Athletic Club Medal

  1. Did you find out any further information – I have a similar medal for football inscribed “Viscountess Furness Cup Competition 1926” and inscribed on the reverse J Jamieson (my grandfather) Fitters


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