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Birmingham Corporation Inter-Departmental League - Results for Seasons 1947 to 1978
 
 Season
Played
Won
Lost 
Tied
No
Result
 League
Position
 Teams in
League
Best
Batsman
 Best
Bowler
 Best Fielder(s)
(Most Catches Held)
1947 
8
1
6
0
1
 
 
Williams
Hood
 
1948
9
0
8
0
1
 
 
Giddings
Spencer
1949
11
3
7
1
0
11th
12
Whittaker
Bellmore
 
1950
12
5
7
0
0
9th
13
Whittaker
Bellmore
1951
12
3
8
0
1
12th
13
Whittaker
Bellmore
 
1952
13
1
10
0
2
14th
14
Whittaker
Bellmore
1953
12
5
5
1
1
10th
13
Davis
Bellmore
 
1954
12
5
4
1
2
5th
13
Davis
Davis
1955
13
9
1
0
3
1st
14
Eley
Bellmore
Eyre & Allkins
1956
14
7
4
1
2
5th
14
Young
Eley
Eyre
1957
13
6
4
0
3
7th
14
Bellmore
Bellmore
Alsop
1958
12
6
3
0
3
3rd
13
Eley
Young
Eley
1959
12
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eley
Alsop
Rogers
1960
12
9
3
0
0
2nd
13
Eley
Eley
 
1961
11
3
8
0
0
 
 
Alsop
Eley
Alsop
1962
11
2
7
0
2
10th
12
Eyre
Alsop
Green & Young
1963
12
5
5
0
2
6th
13
Ordish
Bellmore
Young
1964
12
6
3
0
3
2nd
13
Eley
Bellmore
Bunten & Smith
1965
12
4
3
0
5
6th
13
Green
Young
Bunten
1966
12
5
4
0
3
5th
13
Bellmore
Bellmore
Taylor
1967
12
5
4
0
3
4th
13
C Mace
Ordish
Williams & Smith
1968
12
3
6
0
3
11th
13
Lovell
Willetts
 
1969
12
8
2
0
2
2nd
13
Willetts
Willetts
 
1970
11
9
1
0
1
1st
12
Lovell
Brown
 
1971
9
5
4
0
0
 
 
Willetts
Willetts
 
1972
10
7
1
0
2
2nd
11
Milne
Lediard
Smith
1973
10
3
3
0
4
5th
11
Milne
Allen
Milne, C Mace, Willetts, J Mace
1974
11
10
0
0
1
1st
12
Reed
Young
Smith
1975
11
9
2
0
0
1st
12
J Mace
Allen
Smith & Wilden
1976
11
10
0
0
1
1st
12
Wilden
Allen
Reed, Wilden, Slattery, Milne
1977
10
6
3
0
1
5th
11
Glenn
Brown
 
1978
12
3
3
1
5
6th
13
J Mace
Brown
 
Totals:
354
163
129
5
57
 
 
 
 
('No Result' includes 50 matches that were abandoned without a ball being bowled)
Bank's League Performances against individual Departments
 
 
 Played
Won
 Lost
 Tied
No
Result 
 Water
 31
 15
 10
 1
 5
 MEB (Engineers)
 31
 9
 17
  0 
 5
 Rates
 30
 10 
 17 
 1
 2
 Town Clerks/Executives
 29
 20
 8
 0
 1
 Housing Management
 27
 10
11 
 1
 5
 MEB (Accounts)
 26
  13 
 8
 1
 4
 Estates
 25
 14
 4
 0
 7
 Treasurers
 23
 9
 8
 0
 6
 Public Health
 22
 8
 12
 0
 2
 Teachers
 22
 9
 9
 0
 4
 Public Works
 21
 6
 9
 0
 6
 Welfare/Social Services
 16
 9
 5
 1
 1
 Building
 11
 7
 1
 0
 3
 Other Departments
 40
 24
 10
 0
 6
 Totals:
 354
 163
 129
 5
 57
 
'Other Departments' include: Education (8 games); Magistrates (6); Veterinary, Direct Labour, Personnel (5 each); Environment, Amenities (3 each); Central Areas, Engineers, Construction, Architects, Central Administration (1 each)
Leading Batsmen (over 400 runs in League matches)
 
 
 Seasons
 Runs
 K N Whittaker  1947 - 1964
 2,115
 P E Willetts  1966 - 1978
 1,455
 R F Lovell  1953 - 1955 & 1961 - 1976
 1,347
 L S Bellmore  1948 - 1958; 1960 - 1961; 1963 - 1967; 1969 -1970; 1972
 1,320
 W M Eley  1954 - 1965
 1,279
 M D Reed  1969 - 1978
 1,134
 C R Mace  1967 - 1973 & 1975 - 1977
 1,089
 A Green  1955 - 1967 & 1970
 1,078
 N Alsop  1953 - 1959; 1961 - 1965; 1968; 1970 - 1973; 1975
 1,071
 A E Young
 1949; 1952 - 1973; 1975
 978
 M J Smith  1950 - 1952 & 1955 - 1978
 919
 R L Wilden  1972 - 1978
 904
 R E Milne  1972 - 1978
 899
 R W Davis  1952 - 1954
 734
 J G Eyre  1949 - 1951; 1953 - 1966; 1968
 712
 H G Williams  1947 - 1958; 1960 -1963
 638
 J R Mace  1969 - 1978
 624
 F Hood  1947 - 1957
 579
 R N Moll  1964 - 1972
 487
 A Rogers  1958 - 1959
 429
 J E N Ordish  1959 - 1969; 1971
 411
 H T K Haslam  1948 - 1949; 1953 - 1966; 1968 - 1969
 408
Leading Bowlers (over 40 wickets in League matches)
 
 
 Seasons
 Wickets
 L S Bellmore  1948 - 1958; 1960 - 1961; 1963 - 1967; 1969 -1970; 1972
 355
 A E Young  1949; 1952 - 1973; 1975
 314
 W M Eley  1954 - 1965
 206
 P E Willetts  1966 - 1978
 171
 K F Allen  1972 - 1978
 139
 C Brown  1968 - 1970; 1975; 1977 - 1978
 100
 N Alsop  1953 - 1959; 1961 - 1965; 1968; 1970 - 1973; 1975
 98
 F Hood  1947 - 1957
 93
 R N Moll  1964 - 1972
74
 R W Davis
 1952 - 1954
 52
 R N Milne  1972 - 1978
 48
 R L Wilden  1972 - 1978
 40
Best Individual Performances in League Matches - Batsmen
 
 
 Score
 Season
 Opponents
 R W Davis
 94
 1953
 MEB Accounts
 R W Davis
 85*
 1953
 MEB Engineers
 R W Davis
 83*
 1954
 Water
 R L Wilden
 80*
 1976
 Executives
 M D Reed
 79*
 1974
 Personnel
 H G Williams
 75*
 1947
 Treasurers
 N Alsop
 73
 1961
 Rates
 R N Milne
 73
 1976
 Teachers
 R W Davis
 71*
1954
 Public Health
 C Mace
 71
 1970
 Water
 W M Eley
 70*
 1955
 Treasurers
 M D Reed
 70*
1974
 Social Services
Best Individual Performances in League Matches - Bowlers
 
 
 Analysis
 Season
 Opponents
 W M Eley
 8 - 6
 1960
 Water
 R W Davis
 8 - 18
 1954
 MEB Accounts
 P E Willetts
 8 - 18
 1972
 MEB Engineers
 L S Bellmore
8 - 25
 1952
 MEB Engineers
 L S Bellmore
 8 - 28
 1966
 Estates
 W M Eley
 8 - 31
 1959
 Town Clerks
 A E Young
8 - 33
 1958
 Public Health
 N Alsop
 8 - 34
 1955
 Treasurers
 L S Bellmore
 8 - 37
1951
 Veterinary
 L S Bellmore
7 - 10
 1954
 Public Health (see NOTE)
 K F Allen
7 - 12
 1972
 Housing
 L S Bellmore
7 - 17
1964
 Rates
 A E Young
7 - 22
1965
 Town Clerks
 R L Wilden
7 - 23
1975
 Rates
 A E Young
7 - 27
1958
 Town Clerks
 L S Bellmore
7 - 33
1949
 MEB Accounts
 L S Bellmore
7 - 33
1950
 MEB Accounts
 L S Bellmore
7 - 33
1955
 Teachers
 A E Young
7 - 33
1963
 MEB Accounts
 K F Allen
7 - 35
1978
 Social Services
 R N Milne
7 - 38
1975
 Executives
 R N Milne
7 - 39
1977
 Amenities
 F Hood
7 - 41 
1950
 Public Health
 
NOTE: all of Les Bellmore's 7 wickets were taken by clean bowling the batsmen out
Best and Worst Team Performances in League Matches
 
 172 - 7 v MEB Accounts
(Milne 34; C Mace 29*; Willetts 21; J Mace 4; Reed 15; Lovell 9; Wilden 47; M Smith 1; Young 2*)
 1972  Won by 94 runs 
 11 v Housing
(Allkins 0; Aston 0*; Bellmore 0; Bignell 4; Eley 2; Eyre 0; Green 0; Haslam 0; M Smith 0; Williams 1; Wood 4)
 1956  Lost by 6 wickets
 23 by Estates
(Bellmore 5 - 12; Hood 2 - 4; Davis 2 - 6; Lovell 1 - 1)
 1953  Won by 99 runs
 158 by MEB Engineers
(Bunten 1 - 18; Alsop 0 - 9; Haslam 2- 22; Eley 3 - 53; Lovell 0 - 25; Bignell 0 -31)
 1962  Lost by 130 runs
 
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