Ellis Rugby Grey Hoodie Placket Neck. Inspired by the great history of Rugby.
The Story of William Webb Ellis
William Web Ellis was born on 24th November 1806. In Salford near Manchester, Lancashire. However, some sources say he was born in Manchester. Webb Ellis actually said he was born in Manchester. In an 1851 census as he later moved to the city. He was the son of James Ellis. An officer in the Dragoon Guards. And Ann Webb whom he married in Exeter in 1804
Ellis Rugby School
After James was killed at the Battle of Albuera in 1812. Mrs. Ellis and her two sons were left totally unprovided. Except for a small army pension of 10 pounds a year for each child. She decided to move to Rugby, Warwickshire. So that William and his older brother Thomas could receive a good education at Rugby School. There was no cost as a local foundationer.
This is a pupil living within a radius of 10 miles of the Rugby Clock Tower. William Webb Ellis enrolled at Rugby School and in the School’s town house.
Ellis Rugby Crest Hoodie – Manufacturing
The Ellis Rugby Grey Hoodie Placket Neck has a rugby-style collar and features a stylish Ellis XV embroidery on the front. Also, includes matching heavy-duty rib cuffs. The hoodie itself features a contrast drawcord with bronze clasps. The full YKK zip is also Bronze Antique. In addition, we’ve included velvet strip-lined half kangaroo pockets.
Available in sizes M – XXL Red
In addition to the Ellis Rugby Grey Hoodie Placket Neck, we also offer this style in Navy. Furthermore, we offer an Ellis Rugby Red Sweatshirt Zipper or an Ellis Rugby Navy Sweatshirt Zipper Heritage Style.