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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London North: London Pirates

About the team

Raced in the North London League 1949.

Raced in the First Round of the "World" Cup in 1949, losing 61 - 33 to East Ham Eagles(London East) in the 1st leg.

Raced two teams in the Edmonton & District League 1950.

Club Manager/Secretary: Jim Buttery, 76 Elgin Crescent, North Kensington W11.

Assistant Manager: J. Byrnes.


  • Jim Buttery
  • Pete Evens
  • C? Hill
  • R. James(1948)
  • P. Kemble(1948)
  • 'Lammy' ....(1948)
  • Jim Preddy(1948)
  • Mike Smith
  • 'Split' ....(1948)
  • R. Stevenson(1948)
  • Keith Taylor
  • L. Worth(1948)