Timeline

Remembering  the  key  events  in  British wrestling  history

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A Year of Wrestling tells the story of British wrestling, year by year, from the introduction of the All In Rules to the year it disappeared from our  terrestrial television screens, 1988.

Prepare yourself for a journey of discovery.

1930 ..... 1931 ..... 1932 ..... 1933 ..... 1934 ..... 1935 ..... 1936 ..... 1937 ..... 1938 ..... 1939

1940..... 1941..... 1942..... 1943..... 1944..... 1945..... 1946..... 1947..... 1948..... 1949

1950 ..... 1951 ..... 1952 ..... 1953 ..... 1954 ..... 1955 ..... 1956 ..... 1957 ..... 1958 ..... 1959

1960..... 1961..... 1962..... 1963..... 1964..... 1965..... 1966..... 1967..... 1968..... 1969

1970 ..... 1971..... 1972 ..... 1973 ..... 1974 ..... 1975 ..... 1976 ..... 1977 ..... 1978 ..... 1979

1980 ..... 1981 ..... 1982 ..... 1983 ..... 1984 ..... 1985 ..... 1986 ..... 1987 ..... 1988

1989

1989

1990

1990

1991

1991

1992

1992

1993

1993

1994

1994

1995

1995

1996

1996

The Epilogue

Part 1

Part 1

In The Beginning

Part 2

Part 2

Life Before Catch

Part 3

Part 3

Lancashire Styles

Part 4

Part 4

Professionalism & Rules

Part 5

Part 5

The Spike Inn Rules

Part 6

Part 6

Heavyweights of Lancashire

Part 7

Part 7

Dawn of the Golden Era

Part 8

Part 8

The Copenhagen Grounds Championship

Part 9

Part 9

The Salford Champion Cup

Part 10

Part 10

The Snipe Inn

Part 11

Part 11

Higgenshaw Grounds

Part 12

Part 12

Lancastrian Americans

Part 13

Part 13

Pioneers of the West

Part 14

Part 14

Dedication

England

England

Northern England

Northern England

South Africa

South Africa

Germany

Germany

South of France

South of France

The Roots

The Roots

of Modern Wrestling

Timeline  SPecials

Time  for those special moments

A Night At The Alhambra

A Night At The Alhambra

Ashdown Club

Ashdown Club

From Shoot to Show

From Shoot to Show

Golden Age

Golden Age

The Gloves Come Off

The Gloves Come Off

The Mat Games Lost Years

The Mat Games Lost Years

Pojello Mystery

Pojello Mystery

Royalty At the Royal

Royalty At the Royal

1966 They Think Ita All Over

1966 They Think Ita All Over

Wrestling Goes Nationwide

Wrestling Goes Nationwide

Jim Wango - First Martyr of Wrestling

Jim Wango - First Martyr of Wrestling

McManus & Pallo

McManus & Pallo

Preston & McManus

Preston & McManus

Nagasaki  & Bartelli

Nagasaki & Bartelli

Blood & Death

Blood & Death

Saint & Breaks

Saint & Breaks

Death & Angel

Death & Angel

Part 1

Part 1

Part 2

Part 2

Part 3

Part 3

Part 4

Part 4

Part 5

Part 5

Part 6

Part 6

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