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Who founded Lewes Football club in 1885?

On 14 Mar 2015 at 3:18pm footiefootball wrote:
Anyone know who were the original founders of Lewes FC? Apparently it was a local cricket players. Anyone know names or which cricket team? thanks
On 14 Mar 2015 at 9:19pm Rookie wrote:
I don't know for sure, but if it was local cricketers then it was possibly Lewes Priory Cricket Club. In the 19th century Lewes Priory was a very prominent cricket club and they played on The Dripping Pan.
On 15 Mar 2015 at 1:19am Peasant wrote:
Lewes Library has a full set of the Sussex Express back numbers, digitised. They will have carried the story.

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