Ramsey's 100th Birthday
Charles 'Ramsey' Hewson, who has been a member of Wallasey Athletic Club since 1935, celebrated his 100th birthday on 4th January 2021.
100-year-old Ramsey with his wife Beryl (photo courtesy of Wirral Globe)
He has been a stalwart of the club for 85 years and has represented the club on many occasions. He competed in many of the Christmas handicaps and as well as running, Ramsey also helped out with the administration of the club. Acting as president on several occasions he also served in various roles on the club committee and was president of the Northern Cross Country Association.
Ramsey (extreme right) running in the marathon relays in Sefton Park in the 1930s
Born and bred in Wallasey he still lives here with his wife of nearly seventy years. He started his career in the RAF and also worked as an accountant for British American Tobacco.
Receiving a standing ovation at the club's centenary in 2006
Training with John Edwards at Leasowe Playing Fields in the 50s
Wallasey AC in 1965 at Leasowe - Ramsey is in the suit