Chris & Clive Collection

Woburn pictures from the 1960s

Chris Mansell and Clive Hodgkin were members in the 60s and posted a few pictures to be added to the site. Christine (now Mrs Hodgkin) was club secretary and received the BMF challenge trophy for the best local club stand at Woburn.

Cup Winners

Christine holds the challenge trophy presented by the 'Old' Duke of Bedford whose hand is shown bottom left, watched by Jack Wiley (left), secretary of the BMF and after whom the first BMF premises were named.

Short hair, no beard and a suit does not disguise Ben Crossley. Even from the back only he could be so ugly.

Woburn BMF Rally

Once we had the trophy Christine would not let it go. Alan Watkinson was pressed into service as 'minder' to protect the silver.

Woburn Rally Campsite

Leicester Phoenix campsites were always scrupulously neat and tidy except when we arrived and packed up to leave...

...and the bit in between.

Woburn BMF Rally

Judging by Mick Ayriss' headwear it must be Saturday.

Any ideas about the identity of the people in the background and the BSA?

Mallory Park

Lawrence Mounteney was amused by the suggestion that it was his round at the beer tent.

Jack Wiley Chris Mansell Ben Crossley Chris Mansell Alan Watkinson Tony Bradley Alan Watkinson Clive Hodgkin Ken Stevens John Ashworth Peter Wright Mick Ayriss Lawrence Mounteney Ken Stevens Ginger
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