Dulwich Hamlet History Notes

Discussion in 'Dulwich Hamlet FC' started by PartisanDulwich, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

  2. Nivag

    Nivag Well-Known Member

    Did Charlton forget to send the 1st team for this game as well? :D
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  3. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

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  4. billbond

    billbond Banned Banned

    I know the chap on the far left still goes to games.
    What about the others they still about ?

    Great picture, would be interesting if anyone had any more like this one, especially the older ones.
  5. Roger D

    Roger D Well-Known Member

    I rocked up in September 1991 and am quietly confident the majority of the people pictured don't just watch the club still, they post here.I'll let them choose whether they identify themselves.

    I've seen a picture of the rabble at Fisher Athletic in about 93. Probably about ten strong with me and Christian Burt amongst the faces missing from above. I think Amin Haque is in that photo too
  6. Dulwich Mishi

    Dulwich Mishi Old Skool Terrace Dinosaur-embracing the new-veau!

    That photo was one of mine. (left to right): Richard Watts; Mick (Dye?) [no longer goes]; Shaun; myself; Paul (Kempton?)[no longer goes]. Photo taken on my camera by Jane [no longer goes]
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  7. billbond

    billbond Banned Banned

    Sorry never reconized you from that pic tbh
    There was a great picture i see online a while ago now of a group of Dulwich fans at a away game.
    Included Bob "the coat/pipe", and the nice chap who used to sell the programmes a few years ago.,name escapes me,Plus a few others.
    I used to have a picture that was taken at Leeds the last year of the old amateur cup final of all the dulwich fans at the game, gave it to a chap who worked for the club to copy and never got it back.
    He passed away and his Dad threw all the Dulwich programmes and memorabilia away a while after, including i take it the photograph as well unfortunately.
    Included in this collection which i know for a fact was the Amateur cup final at Millwall fc the old Den which involved Dulwich as he had shown it to me.
    A copy of this programme came up at a auction very recently and fetched over £1,000 with the add ons etc !
    Any one know somebody or got a copy of this programme themselves out of interest
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  8. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    Bill Kirby is now 98 - has anyone done any video or interviews with him re support for the Hamlet from the 1930's ???

  9. baleboy_93

    baleboy_93 Well-Known Member

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  10. Dulwich Mishi

    Dulwich Mishi Old Skool Terrace Dinosaur-embracing the new-veau!

    There was also apparently an interview with him in a recent edition of the 'Herne Hill Society' newsletter a few months ago, although I haven't seen a copy personally.
  11. billbond

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    Dulwich hamlet 1978

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  13. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    arsenal dulwich 1971 -l1600.jpg arsenal dulwich s-l1600.jpg
    Dulwich Hamlet V Arsenal Youth 1971
  14. EDC

    EDC A Slightly Less Invisible Cyber Fan These Days

    Liam Brady !
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  17. Pink Panther

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  18. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    A verdict of accidental death was returned at inquest held on James Kelly, 24, a board school teacher, lately of Stanhope-buildings. Red Cross St, Borough, who died from peritonitis set np by kick received in the Dulwich Hamlet v. Townley Park match. Sept 1903

    Morning Post - Saturday 10 October 1903
  19. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    Shropshire Cricket

    Mr Arthur John Riseley all round sportsman, he played cricket for Shropshire and football for Dulwich Hamlet FC. and was head at All Saints’ School, Wellingborough
    Northampton Mercury - Friday 28 February 1941
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  20. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    laurence barnard fishlock England surrey hamlet march 1947.jpg Laurence Barnard Fishlock
    born 2 miles from the Oval
    left hand
    Surey County Cricket Club from 1930
    England Test cricket against Australia 1947
    and Dulwich Hamlet FC wing forward
    01 March 1947
    Sunderland Daily Echo
  21. Roger D

    Roger D Well-Known Member

    There's either an incredible co-incidence or the Mercury probably has the wrong name.

    The DHFC in WW1 book (still available from 12th Man I believe) covered the story of DHFC and SCCC player Arthur John Riseley. He lost his father in WW1, his mother collapsed and died three weeks later.

    In WW2 Arthur worked as an ARP Warden or Special Constable, reports vary, and as Assistant Master at Holy Trinity School, Wimbledon. Whilst on duty he was sent to his own house, 455 West Barnes Lane, Merton which had been bombed. His two children had been killed, his wife was badly wounded. The Riseley children appear in the CWGC records as civilian casualties. The records confirms both the address and that Arthur John Riseley was the father.

    Holy Trinity school was subsequently evacuated to Wellingborough, where Arthur transferred to be Headmaster at All Saints School, seemingly in 1941.

    His tale looks remarkably similar to that of Harry Beaumont.
  22. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member


    Your correct Roger, badly worded article in original newspaper article (as seen) now corrected - Thanks
  23. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

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  24. Dulwich Mishi

    Dulwich Mishi Old Skool Terrace Dinosaur-embracing the new-veau!

    Rather than post the reports you find on here have you considered cobbling them together & sending Jack McInroy an article for the Hamlet Historian?
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  25. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    SLP Saturday 24 October 1896 Dulwich Hamlet First League Game
  26. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    1934 dulwich cup final.jpg upload_2019-1-11_21-9-31.png

    1934 Amateur cup final Yorkshire post
    Dulwich Hamlet V Leyton 34,000
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  27. Dulwich Mishi

    Dulwich Mishi Old Skool Terrace Dinosaur-embracing the new-veau!

    This report sounds like Dulwich FC and not Dulwich Hamlet.
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  28. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    Norwood News
    17 September 1965 upload_2019-1-11_22-35-21.png
    Dulwich Hamlet Supporters - Bert Kimber - coach organiser 1928-1965

    Amateur cup semi final at Stamford bridge
    17th March 1956

    Dulwich Hamlet sent 13 coaches and 8 buses
  29. Roger D

    Roger D Well-Known Member

    Not the first league game. From memory we played league games from our second season . We seem to have started playing mid season in our first season, quite common then, and to have played friendlies until our second season. Press reports as early as this are rare though so please keep posting.

    BTW Dulwich St Peters were a good side and the South London Press printed a proposal we merge with them to form one top local side. The article date is in the DHFC in WW1 book but I don't have a copy to hand.
  30. Kamikita

    Kamikita New Member

    Morning all. My grandad played for Dulwich Hamlet in the 1930s but I've no idea of any further details: number of appearances, goals scored (if any), any honours won and so on. I'm just curious to know more, are any club historians here able to tell me anything about his Hamlet career? His name was Len Polley. He apparently also played for Tooting and Mitcham.

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