Club History

HH – The Early Years

Alan Rosen has written a detailed booklet describing the club’s earliest days, covering the years from 1968 to 1983, with reflections on the sport’s development nationally.

It is a large document and a good way to view it is through an online magazine reader.  Click here to read it…  (opens in a new window on

Alternatively, you can download a .PDF version of the document directly to your PC / tablet.  Click here… to download. Note: due to its size, it make take several seconds to download.

And for a contemporary account of those early days, here is an article that was written 40 years ago in 1980 by Alec Farmer:  A Short History of the first ten years of Happy Herts