Driffield Cricket or cycling Club 1907

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Driffield Cricket or cycling Club 1907

Postby denise853b » Thu May 18, 2017 3:33 pm

I Recently inherited 2 medals awards for Henry hope, im not sure how to upload an image , did driffield have a cricket or cycling club at that time and can I find any history
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Re: Driffield Cricket or cycling Club 1907

Postby tremal » Wed May 24, 2017 9:24 am

Driffield has had a cricket club since the 1850's - a good one at that - if you are trying to trace this man, may i suggest the 1901/1911 census and also the newspaper archive of the Driffield Times, found on Find My Past, which often reported in great detail the cricket matches etc

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Re: Driffield Cricket or cycling Club 1907

Postby tremal » Wed May 24, 2017 9:28 am

The history of the cricket club and the various clubs it evolved from, are written up by Peter Howorth in his book "East Yorkshire Cricket 1778 - 1914'

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Re: Driffield Cricket or cycling Club 1907

Postby denise853b » Wed May 24, 2017 8:20 pm

thank you for the reply, I have already traced Henry, I just inherrited the medals and wanted to know was it cycling or cricket
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Re: Driffield Cricket or cycling Club 1907

Postby brianmulhall » Sat May 27, 2017 8:20 pm

Slightly to one side of this topic, but is there any mention in the book of my grandfather, Henry Boult? I understand he used to be involved in Cycling and in Cricket in Hull. I know very little about either of these of his interests, though believe he used to umpire cricket. Is the book even in print or, if not, what is the likely availability?

Thanks for any information.

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