Gnome Athletic F.C.

Gnome Athletic F.C. was an English football club based in Walthamstow, East London. Originally the works team of Peter Hooker Limited, which manufactured engines in conjunction with the French Gnôme and Le Rhône Engine Company, the club was formed during the First World War and operated until the mid-1920s, latterly under the names Walthamstow Town and Walthamstow Borough. The club played in the London League for most of its existence and entered the FA Cup on several occasions.[1]



  1. ^ Twydell, Dave (2008). Gone But Not Forgotten - Part 33. Yore Publications. pp. 37–43. ISBN 978-0-9557889-6-3.