Joe Peoples and the Cricket Club
Joe Peoples is currently Treasurer of St Johnston Cricket Club. He has the distinction of being the first ever person to qualify as an umpire in the North West Cricket League not to mention being known to have been rather young to have been an umpire! Furthermore, he became an umpire without ever have played a Cricket match.
He officiated when the Indian Legend, Kapil Dev was bowling. In the seventies, he officiated as umpire in two International matches. The teams were M.C.C. and Sri Lanka.
Joe is a Peace Commissioner and manages Joe's Bar, Main Street, St Johnston.