Wimbledon Common: Conservators

Wimbledon Common: Conservators

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1980
Area Wimbledon Village
Picture Reference Wim_​20_​5-73
Original Format Postcard
Notes / History The Common Conservators required players on the Royal Wimbledon Golf Course to wear these distinctive red shirts since the early days of the Club’s history.

This was partly a safety measure to ensure that they remained visible to others using the common and was particularly important when making use of the striking range.

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