LOSS TO THE CUMBERLAND RUGBY UNION.
Mr. J. W. MAXWELL, the Moresby Schoolmaster, who is leaving the district
for his native East Coast, to settle at Roker, Sunderland, is a prominent
personality in Cumberland sport, notably Rugby Union. He helped to founf the
now powerful Moresby R. U. club and since then has been Chairman and County R.
U. Representative. His son Jack captained Moresby for two seasons and is now
Coming to Cumberland more than thirty years ago, Mr. MAXWELL was
conspicuous as a soccer player about 1900. He was responsible for organising the
well remembered Moresby schoolboy team that won the Whitehaven Schools Cup
competition for six years in succession from season 1904.
Apart from his sporting activities, Mr. MAXWELL has taken a keen
interest in local public life. For thirty years he has served on the Parish Council
and he has been the chairman for sixteen years. There is a presentation to
him to-night (Wednesday).
***There is a picture of Mr. J. W. MAXWELL if anyone is interested let me