The end of a cricketing era and a chess young master

10-year-old Christopher Bennett with his chess trophies. He was named Leeds School's under 12 champion in November 1981.
10-year-old Christopher Bennett with his chess trophies. He was named Leeds School's under 12 champion in November 1981.
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The Yorkshire Post’s weekly delve into our picture archives includes Ray Illingworth easing his back into a special chair in 1983 following his final season as Yorkshire cricket captain. And there is also a young champion in chess player 10-year-old Chris Bennett.

Other pictures from Novembers past include the stalls in the game row at Leeds Market in 1963, Dame Margot Fonteyn at Leeds Grand Theatre with her partner Attilio Labis in 1972, a naming ceremony for engine ‘Giggleswick’ at Settle station in 1938 and members of a folk club at RAF Linton-on-Ouse in 1967. If these pictures spark any memories email hannah.start@jpress.co.uk or share your pictures of the past. We would love to feature them.

Ray Illingworth eases his aching back into a special chair as his wife Shirley hands him a cup of tea in November 1983.

Ray Illingworth eases his aching back into a special chair as his wife Shirley hands him a cup of tea in November 1983.

Dame Margot Fonteyn at Leeds Grand Theatre with her partner Attilio Labis in November 1972.

Dame Margot Fonteyn at Leeds Grand Theatre with her partner Attilio Labis in November 1972.

A gyrocopter which four  men have built for �100 is tested at Sherburn-in-Elmet airfield in 1964

A gyrocopter which four men have built for �100 is tested at Sherburn-in-Elmet airfield in 1964

Members of a folk club which has been formed at RAF Linton-on-Ouse in 1967.

Members of a folk club which has been formed at RAF Linton-on-Ouse in 1967.

The stalls in the game row at Leeds Market in November 1963.

The stalls in the game row at Leeds Market in November 1963.