A hobby site created by enthusiasts of 
British wrestling celebrating wrestling and 
wrestlers from 1930 onwards through 
fifty glorious years of British wrestling history


Wrestling Heritage - More than 1,000 pages of British wrestling history. Join now to read  all the pages. It's free and easy.


Whilst the Heritage Years begin in 1930 most readers remember only the days of wrestling in the second half of the twentieth century. Truth is there was a world of wrestling in the 1930s. Overseas visitors supplemented the domestic stars of the ring and men such as Jack Pye, Norman the Butcher, Bert Assirati and Douglas Clark became household names with their wrestling exploits reported in the national press. We believe that Wrestling Heritage has assembled the most thoroughly documented collection of pre war wrestlers that can be found anywhere.

Top Wrestlers of the 1930s

Top Overseas Wrestlers of the 1930s

Evolution of the Gladiators

Pioneer Stories

More Pioneers of Wrestling

A Year of Wrestling




Evolution of the Gladiators - The rise and fall of the stars of British wrestling



1931 - 1933

1934 - 1936

1937 - 1939











A Year of Wrestling 


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