Mayor & Mayoress meet Dutch visitors from Hengelo
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||June 1949|
|Notes / History||Visit to Hengelo, Holland by a delegation of sportsmen and women from Mitcham, to promote links between the two towns through sport and friendship.
The Mayor and Mayoress, Alderman & Mrs T.A Earst, meet their Dutch hosts during a visit in 1949.
The party of 107 members of the Anglo-Netherlands sports, Art and Cultural Association took part in the third meeting between the two towns. The sportsmen and women represented included footballers, korfball players, swimmers and boxers.