The Wivenhoe Cycling Club

Lesley McCabe (Nottage)

Members of the Wivenhoe Cycle Club in 1905.
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From left to right:-  John “Sizer” Carrington.  John Albert “Jack” Nicolle (born Jersey 1874).  Jack Pullen (John Albert’s father married Mahala Pullen).  Percy Rowe.  Not known.  Not known.  Watty Nicolle (John Albert’s brother; born 1866 at Wivenhoe).

Cycling was popular activity and the Wivenhoe Cycling Club was already several years old when the 20th Century began.  The bicycle was an important mode of transport as well as being sports equipment, a motor vehicle would have been a rarity, although the Barlow family are known to have possessed a motorbicycle.

This page was added on 23/03/2015.

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