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David Foster Blue Plaque unveiled

Posted on 16 July 2015 10:30 AM by David Moss

On 15th July 2015 - the 125th anniversary of the granting of a patent to David Foster for his invention of equipment that eventually became known as Table Tennis - a Blue Plaque was installed on his former home in Micklegate, Selby.

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Blue Plaque to David Foster

Posted on 13 July 2015 04:34 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society will unveil a Blue Plaque to commemorate David Foster who in 1890 devised and patented equipment for various games, one of which later became known as Table Tennis.

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