The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts


Lacrosse stick making


The making of wooden lacrosse sticks.


Status Extinct
Craft category Wood; Sporting equipment
Historic area of significance
Area currently practised
Origin in the UK
Minimum no. of craftspeople required
Current no. of trainees 0
Current no. of skilled craftspeople 0
Current total no. of craftspeople 0






Local forms




Issues affecting the viability of the craft


Support organisations


Craftspeople currently known

  • The last lacrosse stick maker, Tom Beckett of Hattersleys, retired in December 2014.


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