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Up North Combine: Skinningrove Winners

The Up North Combine is an amalgamation of pigeon clubs and federations, founded in 1905 and governed by the North of England Homing Union. Members of the combine’s federations range from Berwick to Staithes. Here’s a roll of honour showing the owners of pigeons from Skinningrove that have won Up North Combine races, together with year, place of release and number of birds where available:

1952 J Hall Luxembourg 6,734

1953 J Hall Welwyn 4,678

1955 Rawson & Son Welwyn

1956 Winspear & Son Welwyn 6,638

1957 C Rawson Welwyn 8,093

1960 J Hall Cormeilles 8,463

1960 Wood Brothers Bourges

1961 J Hall Lille 11,779

1966 Rawson & Son Ashford 8,394

1967 Wilson Brothers Ashford 11,006

1973 E Rowe & Son Lillers 12,000

1975 E Rowe & Son Beauvais 12,258

1975 G Hoggarth Ashford 18,225

1976 E Rowe & Son Beauvais 14,674

1981 G Hoggarth Beauvais 17,305

1987 G Hoggarth Folkestone 20,081

1987 B & K Simpson Folkestone (West Bank 7 Bird Club) 24,644

1990 I Purver & Partners Harlow (West Bank 7 Bird Club) 20,618

1998 Mr & Mrs Brundle Folkestone 20,292

1999 B & K Simpson Folkestone 22,360

1999 White Brothers Lillers 16,175

2001 A Breckon Brussels 11,870

2002 Sayers Brothers Eastbourne 26,854

2003 B & K Simpson Ashford 23,041

2004 B & K Simpson Folkestone 21,039

2009 Prokopowicz, Son & Ewens Maidstone 19,646

2010 I Stafford Lillers 18,368

2012 Sayers Brothers Lillers 13,064

2016 Richards & Marsay Peterborough 11,967

2017 I & E Purver Reims 4,193

With thanks to Keith Simpson for providing this information