John Peattie Morris and James Hunter Morris


This post was written by Victoria Doran.

John and James Morris were brothers from a family deeply involved with the early history of golf professionalism and Championship golf courses, being related to both ‘Old’ Tom Morris and John Ball.

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Morris family gave in Holy Trinity churchyard, Hoylake

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Frederick Edwin Mayhew

Frederick Edwin Mayhew

This biography was written by Victoria Doran

Frederick Edwin Mayhew was one of the very last men to die at a Casualty Clearing Station, being too badly injured to be moved to a hospital.

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East Lancashire Regiment cap badge

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John Graham


This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Jack Graham was, to my knowledge, the only internationally renowned man amongst the names on Grange Hill War Memorial. His prowess as an amateur golfer earned him an obituary in the New York Times as well as many other publications.

Jack came from an extremely wealthy family with deep west of Scotland Presbyterian roots.

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Jack’s portrait that hangs in the Royal Liverpool Golf Club clubhouse

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Wilfred Ernest Shone


This biography was written by Victoria Doran.

Ernest Shone was from an agricultural background and worked on the land until he was conscripted.

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Newton Methodist Commemorative Window (now in West Kirby Methodist Church) Continue reading “Wilfred Ernest Shone”