Memories of Peter Waghorn from Haslemere & District Cycling Club

Haslemere & District C.C Best All Rounder Trophy 1951-1977

Prior to moving to Welwyn Garden City in 1957 Peter was a member of the Haslemere & District Cycling Club. As part of a lockdown project former members documented the history of the club, which ran between 1949-1983. They have kindly provided a copy of the information that the Haslemere & District Cycling Club Archive has on Peter. Peter’s brother David and sister Pat were also members.


This Google Photos link will open the photos and news cuttings held about Peter

Peter Waghorn
7 Feb 1933 – 16 Jan 2023
Member 1954-1957

I joined the club in winter of 1953 having just completed 2 years National Service – I found that my Sister had already been introduced to club runs by Peter Stallard (who also lived in Grayswood) so I joined the club and soon after my brother David.

We really enjoyed the club runs and meeting other riders – we met at the bike shop in Wey Hill on Sunday mornings at 9-00am or met the run at lunchtime at a local cafe and finally got home some time in the evening. Great days.

I had my introduction to racing in a club TT on the Plaistow course in 1954 and progressed to Border CA and Open events later.

In the period of late 1954 to 1957 I was based in Southampton at the University so rode a number of local TT in that region. In August 1957 I moved to live and work in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire. I joined Welwyn Wheelers who had a strong road racing team but also rode time trialls and on the outdoor velodrome in WGC. I stopped racing in 1958 following a back injury and became and event organiser. I am still an active Committee member.

I hope the above info will fill in some of the racing history from the early 1950’s.

I have kept in touch over the years with Derek Hoy, unfortunately my brother David died in 2019 and my sister Tricia in September – she would have loved to read the history of the club as she got us involved in the sport of cycling.

Commentary from Peter Waghorn 19/2/2021

Events Ridden Database

30/05/1954SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Haslemere Club 252501:13:39Peter Waghorn’s notes
06/06/1954SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Hindhead to Guildford & Back01:12:53Peter Waghorn’s notes
20/06/1954SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Sorian 303001:30:52Peter Waghorn’s notes
27/06/1954SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Border C.A. 25, H.10H.102501:10:27
01/07/1954ThuPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Bispham Memorial 252501:07:12Peter Waghorn’s notes
18/07/1954SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Haslemere club 252501:09:594thPeter Waghorn’s notes
05/09/1954SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321Border C.A. 303001:21:29Peter Waghorn’s notes
18/09/1954SatPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193321H&D C.CBorder C.A. consolation 252501:06:58Peter Waghorn’s notes
24/04/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CEclipse Road Club 252501:08:57Press Cutting
01/05/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 505002:17:10Peter Waghorn’s notes &  Press cutting
15/05/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CSouthampton TTA 252501:08:43Peter Waghorn’s notes
22/05/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CAndover Wheelers MM 252501:05:338th
29/05/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CHindhead to Guildford & Back01:05:593rdPress Cutting
05/06/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CSouthampton TTA 505002:17:58Peter Waghorn’s notes
12/06/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CPoole Wheelers 252501:06:206th
19/06/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CZenith R.C. 100km Mass start, Lee On Solent62.125 thPeter Waghorn’s notes, bunch finish
01/07/1955FriPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 50, date TBC5002:17:10Press Cutting
03/07/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 10010004:55:17Peter Waghorn’s notes
07/08/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 10010004:54:06Peter Waghorn’s notes
14/08/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CSouthern Counties 5050DNFPeter Waghorn’s notes
21/08/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 12hr H.29H.2912hr220Peter Waghorn’s notes
04/09/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 30m H.11, Haslemere & District 30H.113001:20:55Press Cutting
18/09/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CBorder C.A. 2525DNFPeter Waghorn’s notes
02/10/1955SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193322H&D C.CHaslemere & District 25 Champs, kirdford2501:09:312ndNewspaper Cutting
04/03/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CSouthampton TTA medium gear 72″2501:13:06Peter Waghorn’s notes
18/03/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CSouthern Paragon CC 25 Medium Gear 72” P172501:10:34
25/03/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CHaslemere Club 252501:11:34Peter Waghorn’s notes
08/04/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CPoole Wheelers 25m2501:07:42Peter Waghorn’s notes
15/04/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CBorder C.A. 303001:21:53Peter Waghorn’s notes
22/04/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CPortsmouth Wh 100km Massed start. Lee on Solent62DNFPeter Waghorn’s notes
29/04/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CPortsmouth MM 252501:07:341st TeamPeter Waghorn’s notes, firsst team JB/PW/DW, J Boxall 2nd
06/05/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CHindhead to Guildford & Back01:05:332ndPeter Waghorn’s notes, 2nd to D Hoy
13/05/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CWessex 505002:12:19Peter Waghorn’s notes
26/05/1956SatPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CZenith R.C. 100km Mass start, Lee On Solent6230thPeter Waghorn’s notes, bunch finish
27/05/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CAndover Wheelers MM 252501:05:404thPeter Waghorn’s notes
10/06/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CWessex R.C 100100DNF
17/06/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CSouthampton TTA 505002:18:50Peter Waghorn’s notes
01/07/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CBorder C.A. 10010004:56:11Peter Waghorn’s notes
08/07/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CBispham Memorial 252501:05:27Peter Waghorn’s notes
22/07/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CAldershot 505002:13:252nd teamPeter Waghorn’s notes
29/07/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323H&D C.CSouthern Counties Clarion C.A.C. Ray Cox MemorialP.25002:25:54result sheet
05/08/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323Portsmouth Wheelers 25m2501:09:10
07/10/1956SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193323Portsmouth Region Road Champs, (Petersfield cct)11thPeter Waghorn’s notes, 12 in bunch at finish
07/04/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Haslemere Club 25 (Plaistow)25DNFPeter Waghorn’s notes
14/04/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Bailey Trophy Massed start50DNFPeter Waghorn’s notes
05/05/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Southamton TTA 303001:18:35Peter Waghorn’s notes
19/05/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Hindhead to Guildford & Back01:10:17Peter Waghorn’s notes
26/05/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Andover Wheelers MM 252501:06:33Peter Waghorn’s notes
23/06/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Tour of 3 counties, massed start847thPeter Waghorn’s notes
30/06/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Tour of Cerre Valley507thPeter Waghorn’s notes
14/07/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Bispham Memorial 252501:05:30Peter Waghorn’s notes
21/07/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Aldershot 505002:10:58Peter Waghorn’s notes
25/08/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Border C.A. 12hr H.2912hr236.072nd & 1st Hcap, Club recordPeter Waghorn’s notes
15/09/1957SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193324Bournemouth Jubilee Whs 100 P510004:44:55
29/03/1959SunPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193326Haslemere and District Cycling Club 21 miles, hard-riders TT2101:00:00Newspaper cutting, broke previous record
29/08/1964SatPeter E.Waghorn07/02/193331Haslemere 25 Club Champs2501:10:054thPeter Waghorn’s notes