Brocklesby Park Cricket Club

Corporal John Harrison Davey


(1950 - 1954)

Born: 7th January 1893, Habrough

Died: 4th December 1974, aged 81

Chairman: (1953-1974)

Son: Michael Davey

Grandson: Bill Davey

Great-grandson: Nick Davey

Lived: Thornton Curtis

Military Service: Served with the 10th Lincolns as part of the Grimsby Chums in WW1. He was seriously injured at the Somme in a forward listening post by a rifle grenade attack a few weeks before the big push. Whilst convalescing in hospital he heard of the massive casualties sustained - 15 Officers and 487 men, out of 1000; killed, missing or wounded.

World Archery Championships:

  • 1936 Prague - 11th Individual, 5th Team. Highest finishing English archer and top England Team scorer.
  • 1946 Stockholm - 32nd Individual, 5th Team.
  • 1948 London - 45th Individual.

A Brief History of Brocklesby: Our most reliable spectator! His war wounds prevented him from playing his favourite game, He became British Archery Champion twice, he won more Public Meetings than any living man; he shot for England in Prague, Copenhagen and London, and was President of the Lincolnshire Naturalists trust. He farmed in his spare time.

Published Works: And Larks Bid Welcome (1988) ISBN: 0904451410

No photo of JH.Davey available

Overall Batting Record


Mat Inn NO Runs Ave HS 0 50 100 4s 6s Ct St RO
Friendly 4 4 1 9 3 4* 0 0 0 0 0 000
Total 4 4 1 9 3 4* 0 0 0 0 0 000

Overall Bowling Record

Mat Inn Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Strike RPO Best 3W 5W
Friendly 4 0
Total 4 0

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