WRESTLING HERITAGE

British wrestling history 
has a name...
    
Heritage


British wrestling history has a name - Heritage


Wrestling Heritage celebrates the glorious days of 

British professional wrestling 

between the years 1930 and 1988.

Wrestling Heritage - Preserving Britain's social history

24th May, 2020
We have a new local hero. Not that local. This man was a bill topper on the independent circuit of northern England and Scotland in the 1960 and 1970s.

24th May, 2020
The story of our Olympic Heritage continues
17th May, 2020
Let's Get It On
John Shelvey continues his wrestling Journey

24th May, 2020
Ruslan Pashayev discovers the development of Catch
The Hold Taken - Catch Around The World Part 5 South of France
24th May, 2020
We remember Dangerous Danny Lynch as we approach the anniversary of his death on 28th May, 2007.

17th May, 2020

More memories as Eddie Rose reaches the end of the road with part 2 of his Long, Long Journey.


A Long, Long Journey: Wrestlers and Car Travel

17th May
This next week, on 22nd May, is the anniversary of the death of Mick McManus.
This week's newsletter is dedicated to Britain's greatest villain

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10th May, 2020
Cocky Chick Knight was the Loveable Villain, and he's back in the news.


5th May
A new album added to the Gallery by The Ost

3rd May, 2020
It's that time of year when we again celebrate our Heritage members with the Wrestling Heritage Awards.

2nd May, 2020
We are saddened to report the death of Middlesbrough's Bob McDonald on 26th April.
25th April. 2020
New Albums added to the Gallery from The Ost, Main Mask and Al Hibbert

25th April
 In this week's newsletter Tony Cassio's daughter, Cassie, has written to Heritage and Talk Wrestling members.

25th April, 2020
A pioneer of judo in the United Kingdom was also a wrestler of note. An Oriental gentleman has been added to the Top Wrestlers of the 1930s section.

22nd April, 2020
A tribute to John "Taffy" Jenkins who has died following a car crash.

19th April, 2020
The Man From Down Under continues his travels in Part 2 of My Wrestling Journey by John Shelvey


19th April, 2020
Two new albums in the Gallery from The Ost

17th April
A Wrestling Heritage tribute to Al Marshall, who died on 16th April.



12th April
A favourite of ours from the day we saw him battered by Klondyke Bill in December, 1965. Fortunately he had better days at the office.

12th April

Are you ready for part 2? The story of Catch travelling the world from celebrated  historian Ruslan Pashayev

The Hold Taken - Catch Around the World

12th April, 2020
Splendid new albums from The Ost and Ron Historyo in the Gallery


12th April, 2020
Lord James Blears is celebrated on Heritage

Shining Stars - the most famous names in wrestling

More Recent Losses

30th March, 2020
Tommy Heyes, R.I.P.
8th March
Wayne Bridges, R.I.P.


27th February

Frank Robb, R.I.P.

14th Feb
Joey Scarlo, R.I.P.

More Recent Tributes

7th April 2020
Still full of life, but no longer jumping over the top rope. We send birthday wishes to Jimmy Devlin

22nd March, 2020

We watched Gorilla Reg Ray in the late 1960s. Admittedly he was by then a man who had been around a few years, probably a few too many years, but there was still a touch of class ......

Vintage Class

14th March
Wallaby Bob.
Wrestling Heritage celebrates proud Australian wrestler and rugby player as we add him to the Flying Stars section of Wrestlers.

8th March
A tribute to a 1960s visitor as Prince Curtis Iaukea is added to the Flying Stars.

It's All About the Memories

Steve Serene returns with another collection of handbills and programmes.
Steve Serene Albums
Eddie Rose entertained us fifty years ago and he's still entertaining us today. 
Eddie Rose tells us of his Very Good Friends in Wrestling.
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Heritage's James Morton shares his wrestling memories from the days he lived in France.
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Eddie Rose wrestled the best in the business in a twenty odd year career. He tells us of his toughest opponents


Anniversaries

2nd May, 2020
Wrestling Heritage remembers Peter Preston on the anniversary of his birth

2nd May, 2020
Wrestling Heritage remembers Douglas Clark on the anniversary of his birth.

1st May, 2020
Wrestling Heritage remembers
Dazzler Joe Cornelius on the anniversary of his birth


2nd April, 2020

Wrestling Heritage remembers the one and only Leon Arras on the anniversary of his birth in 1934.


'Ow About That?"

Leglocks and Laughter

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