1st November 1935
the first game at
The text reads "With the exception only of the
representatives of the Royal House of Windsor, we have with us to-night
the foremost International Sporting Personality of to-day, THE EARL OF
LONSDALE, G.C.V.O., D.L., Bart., who, with his customary graciousness, has
accepted the invitation to perform the opening ceremony."
Hugh Lowther (1857-1944) was the 5th Earl of Lonsdale. He donated the original Lonsdale Belts