Family history: Erasmus P. Brimblebanks

unknown group 1923 champions

Erasmus P. Brimblebanks (pictured at left of center wearing a false beard and wig) moments before stealing the Flimflam Cup from the Royal Order of Windbags, 1923.  He was chased for three days straight by club tough guy Gordon “Tiny” Penderbroke (back row, second from right, masked with axe) before finally evading him by letting the hornets out of the cup and jumping into a nearby creek. Penderbroke, unable to swim, did not follow and was stung 487 times.

The cup remains in Brimblebanks Manor to this day.

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