Marjorie Pollard
(1899-1982)

woman and hockey player

Died aged 82

Marjorie Anne Pollard OBE (3 August 1899 – 21 March 1982) was an English field hockey and cricket player, film maker and writer. She was the first woman to commentate on sport for the BBC.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

El Loco on Geograph

Site of the County Grammar School for Girls attended by many illustrious women including Marjorie Pollard OBE (1899-1982) who played hockey for England from 1921-37 and who, in 1926, helped to found the Women's Cricket Association.

Cobden Avenue, Peterborough, United Kingdom where they attended school