The funeral of Levy Thorpe

March 1, 1935
“His last goal,” was the inscription on a wreath, in the form of a football field, in white tulips and ferns, complete with goals and a yellow tulip as the ball entering the net, at the funeral of Mr. Levy Thorpe, the famous wing half-back of Blackpool, Burnley and Blackburn Rovers, at Blackpool Cemetery, yesterday afternoon. The wreath was sent by relatives.

A service at All Saints’ Church, Blackpool, was conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. W.L. Saunders, assisted by the curate, the Rev. R.F. Cookson.

Among those who sent wreaths were the Burnley F.C. directors, officials and players. The tribute was in the club colours.
(Burnley Express: March 2, 1935)


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