Historical Sports Pictures
 
 

Petrolia was renowned for its sports teams and I have tried to do a cross section of the sports in which we excelled . If you need enlargements just ask.



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Interesting view behind the United Church of a lawn bowling tournament ca.1912

I left the link quite large because there is allot of detail in the back ground etc. Notice the guys on the bench and some of the architectural detail.



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ca.1890s or earlier Petrolia rugby players by Van Norman.

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Petrolia High School Junior Hockey Team 1926-27
Standing-Bob O’Dell, Frank Evoy, R. Boges, G.Charlton, S.Morrison
Seated- J. Simpson, W.Gould, F.Lindsay, Alf Deacon,

 


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     LCL Champs ca.1921
Some of my regulars will notice that I have changed this team pic with one that I copied from the Lambton Room
in Wyoming. It was in better condition.

 

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 Petrolia Rugby Team Champions 1911
Front-Frank Smith, Eddie Billings, George Deacon, Bloss Pollard
John Webb, Ted Mcgowan, Harry Crapper, Murray McQuien, Bob Webb
Back-Jack Hartigan, Hugh Simpson, Jack Fisher, Ken Kerr, Con Peat, 
Sam Stokes, Charlie Bowen, George McPhedran, Ben Thomas, Alex McQuien
Jack  Rainsberry, George Rose, Dave McMullen, Bruce Lackie, Harry Smith, 
Charles Flemming, Frank Perkins, Dr.C.O Fairbank


                                                    
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Oily Nine 1908
Front-Eddie Jackson, Angus McLaughlin, 
Mid- Omar Churchill, Fred Stonehouse, Josh Porter, Robert Bell
Jack Webb, Back- Charlie Alloway, Dick Kingsley,Alec Rose,
Jack Flett, Tom Hext

 
 

 


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Petrolia Bantam House League 1965 or 6

Front row: Brad Mundy,  David{ Coxy}Cox, Randy Hall,
Standing: John {Ratsy}Fields, Robin{Feathers}Ritchie, Martin {Pickle}Dillon
Bill Ramsay, Ronny{Moo}Maw, Bill Metcalf, Doug Pineo
Coaches: Unknown, Bob Dillon

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This is an early 1900s ladies baseball team. 
Note that they are in their Sunday best and
not their uniforms.


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Ladies Broom Ball team ca.1890s


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 Early 1900s Petrolia High School football team 
with LCCVI in the background. Vintage LCCVI crests


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 Front row-Will Howlett, George Tomlinson, George Jackson, Jim Tanton
Back row-Erne Langford, Alf Philips, Fred Huggard, Sam Howlett, 
Cliff Boothman, Ben Thomas, Wes Philips


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Interesting item from the ca.1940'
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This is a ca.1937 Petrolia Baseball Program. I have included it because it holds numerous historic Petrolia sports names. This is just the highlights , but there are numerous other ads in the book.

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PetroliaHighSchool Basketball Team ca.1936

seated-Earl Rawson,Harry Kerby,Don Stonehouse,JackDuggon,Roy Barns,Bill Duncan,back row,Peter MacKichan
{principal}, Gerry Machichan ,Bill Prevett,Doug Hay {coach}, Jack Machichan,Jack Duggan,   Russ Rippin ,Jim Hext,Hugh Shabsove ,Mr.Bouden{PE} The clipping at right came with this pic. Did they win?




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