World Marbles Championship

Aged 92

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Played on Good Fridays with 49 shooting Marbles (tolleys) on the ring, the World Marbles Championship started here in 1932. Reputedly the knock-out game began in Queen Elizabeth's reign (1558-1603) as a decider between two men from Surrey and Sussex to wed a Tinsley Maiden

Radford Road, Tinsley Green, Crawley, United Kingdom where it sited