BATH CRICKET CLUB RECORDS... BATH CRICKET CLUB RECORDS, 1923-2013
BATH CRICKET CLUB RECORDS, 1923-2013
B&NES Record Office
Records of Bath Cricket Club, including minutes, 1953-2003; correspondence, 1956-2000, Annual Reports, newsletters and bulletins, 1948-1992; Fixture cards, 1923-2007 (incomplete); membership records, 1960s -1990s; scorebooks, 1950-2005; records of special matches and tours, 1961-2006; statements of accounts, 1965-1998; newscuttings, 1924-2008; records of social functions (mainly annual dinner menus), 1954-2004.
The cricket club was set up in 1859 as the Bath Cricket Association by members of the YMCA and played its first matches at Claverton Down. In the 1870s, the Association bought its current site, then water meadows, from the Dule of Cleveland for £200. In 1913 it was renamed Bath Cricket Club.