Opening of the Ground

Opening of the Ground

(From left to right) John B. Sunley, Field-Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis and Bernard Sunley at the September 1957 official opening of the Ashton Sports Field. The sports field was a gift to the village of Ashton from the post-war entrepreneur Bernard Sunley, and marked the establishment of the Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation.

(Picture: Copyright © 1957 John B Sunley)