British wrestling history has a name - Heritage
Wrestling Heritage celebrates the glorious days of
British professional wrestling
between the years 1930 and 1988.
Wrestling Heritage - Preserving Britain's social history
The A-Z keeps on growing.We have added more entries to add to the more than 2,000 wrestlers we already remember
Martin Deneef, Al Diamond, Wally Dix, Billy Donnegan, Jimmy Doran, Marcel Douvinet, Mick Duffy, Vince Earnshaw, Vince Edward, Saxon Elliott, Emerald Phantom
We celebrate Frank Robb, A Man in the Shadows, always remembered with fondness.
British wrestling boasted an abundance of larger than life personalities. The names most readily remembered today are those who brought a splash of colour; names like Pallo, McManus, Kellett and Big Daddy. Flamboyant and entertaining most definitely, but not necessarily the best wrestlers.
Llew Roberts, not a famous name, but most definitely a Local Hero
Llew Roberts joined the professional wrestling ranks in the early 1960s; born in 1937 he was in his mid twenties, “A bit late getting into the business” was his own admission. Late maybe, but not too late to become a favourite for the next fifteen years.
In Memory of Jim Rawlings, who died recently.
We add a tribute to an American wartime hero.
Michigan's Dean Rockwell's first venture to Europe was in the United States Navy when he led a group of soldiers in the Normandy landings.
28th July, 2019
We pay tribute to one Tony Baer, one of the greats of the 1940s and 1950s as we add him to Personality Parade.
28th July, 2019
Sandy Soutar died a few weeks ago. Heritage looks back at the Scottish wrestler and add him to our Local Heroes series.
Sandy Soutar is the sort of wrestler we love at Wrestling Heritage. When we started the site one of our aims was to celebrate the lesser known names who devoted much of their life to wrestling and were important cogs in making the business work.
Not every wrestler was a tv star. Many of the best didn't make it to our screens. We have added Tony Ancell to our Local Heroes.
As wrestling fans we all had our favourites. Our A-Z by-line is that "Everyone was someone's favourite." Leicester's Tony Ancell certainly had his fans.
Great Scot! Remembering Bob McDonald on the anniversary of his death in 1964.
The Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides is a remote place by anyone's standards. It would be quite unimaginable to a boy growing up in the island's largest town, Stornoway, that one day he would become one of Britain's top professional wrestlers.
Celebrate Judo Al Hayes on the anniversary of his death in 2005.
Few wrestlers are deemed worthy of an obituary in the national press, in this case The Guardian. Even fewer, a unique obituary written by a Wrestling Heritage member, James Morton.
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