Former player and life-long
member and supporter Stuart Williams sadly passed away on Saturday
Stuart was a prolific batsman for
the club in the 1960s and early 1970s.
He was a member of the 1962
Division 1 Championship Side which remained unbeaten for the entire
On a personal note Stuart enjoyed a
sensational season in 1965 when he scored 846 runs, this was at the time a
record for Division 1 and to this day remains a record for Immanuel by an
amateur in any Division.
Stuart remained a life-long
supporter of the club and a regular spectator at local games at all
Stuart’s funeral will take place
on Wednesday 26th July at 11am at Immanuel Parish Church and will be
followed by a Reception at Church & Oswaldtwistle Cricket Club, where Stuart
also spent many happy hours watching cricket.