William F Havers (born 1936) is a former English badminton international player and a former national champion.[2]

Bill Havers
Personal information
NationalityBritish (English)
Born1936 (age 85–86) [1]


Havers became the English National champion after winning the inaugural English National Badminton Championships in 1964.[3]

Havers played for Essex and England and was also the 1964 and 1968 men's doubles runner-up with his older brother John Havers[4][5] and the following year the brothers won the 1965 English National Badminton Championships doubles title.

In 1965 he married Patricia Page the 1965 Scottish Open champion.


  1. ^ "1936 births". Free BMD.
  2. ^ Davis, Pat (1983). Guinness Book of Badminton, page 86. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-271-X.
  3. ^ ""Changes Of Pace Aid Badminton Victory." Times, 1 Feb. 1964, p. 4". Times Digital Archive.
  4. ^ ""Badminton Task Eased." Times, 3 Feb. 1964, p. 3". Times Digital Archive.
  5. ^ ""Recovery in final." Times, 11 Dec. 1967, p. 13". Times Digital Archive.