17 July 2017

17th July 1948: Rain stopped play

17 Sat. Mild, very dull and overcast, rain setting in in afternoon; no sunshine. Bought fish locally in afternoon also nitrate of potash and superphosphate of lime for the garden. Bought a book of rambles called “Thames-side Surrey” as a birthday present for Alb. To Wimbledon Common to see Holloway Bros second cricket eleven play but rain soon stopped play for the rest of the day.

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