From humble origins in the early 1900’s in East Sussex, England, through to worldwide accolades. The Newbery heritage combines tradition, legends, innovation and master craftsmen.
The Newbery story begins with Len Newbery, a highly skilled bat-maker and master craftsman, naturally he passed down his highly skilled legacy to his only son, John Newbery, who carried-on the skill with great success.
Together, their Newbery philosophy, the English heritage, their passion and legacy is still used and is emphatically understood today.
John founded John Newbery Ltd in 1981, perfectly encompassing those traditional skills and master craftsmanship within his work. As master bat-maker, he created innovative and experimental bat designs with skill and success. It was John Newbery who was responsible for developing products such as the steel spring handle-a significant cricket bat innovation at the time. It wasn’t long before his reputation soared and his skills were revered worldwide.
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