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Cycle Speedway Teams Down the Ages

London South East: Mersham Vikings

About the team

Track was on Ashenrton Playing Fields.

Raced in the Southern Premier League Div 2 1953/54.

Broke away from this League forming the South London League  in 1955.

London & Home Counties League 1956.

Southern Premier League.

Club President: D.G. Stewart Esq.

Club Manager/Secretary: Mr M. Bedford, 41 Fearnt No Ride Road SW16

Club Manager: R. Demmen.

Club Secretary: Mrs M.E. Leone, 193 Mersham Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey.

Individual Honours.

1955 Jim Kilsby won the South London League Senior Individual, runner-up Vic Duffy(Welling Wings), 3rd Mike Smith(Ditton Devils).

Team Honours.

1953 won the Southern Premier League Div 2.

Riders

  • D. Ambridge
  • T. Angel
  • T. Baker
  • .... Bateman
  • F. Bowery
  • C. Budden
  • .... Burnett
  • P. Carey
  • Dave Chivers
  • D. Cowles
  • T. Eldridge
  • P. Evans
  • W. Ferrari
  • A. French
  • T. Frost
  • R. Henstridge
  • B. Jarret
  • Jim Kilsby
  • Eddie Leone
  • K. Lucas
  • B. Nash
  • D. Parker
  • Ray Pollard
  • .... Ribbins
  • J. Sayce
  • T. Tomlinson
  • .... Toung