Fonds 77-034 - Peterborough Cricket Club fonds

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Peterborough Cricket Club fonds

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  • 1874-1965 (Creation)
    Peterborough Cricket Club

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7 cm of textual records
27 photographs

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In 1859 the Junior Cricket Club was formed as a younger member of the Peterborough Cricket Club. The Peterborough Cricket Club produced amateur minstrel shows in the 1890's at Victoria Hall in the Bradburn Opera House. (Taken from: Jones, Elwood and Bruce Dyer. "Peterborough The Electric City." Burlington: Windsor Publications (Canada) Ltd., 1987.)

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The fonds of the Peterborough Cricket Club consists of scorebooks of the club (G. Whitaker Company Cricket Club) 1937-1954; 1965, as well as photographs of players and matches. Also included are newspaper clippings and rule books. Amongst the cricketeers is Richard B. Rogers.

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The fonds was donated by Archie Hamilton of Peterborough, Ontario.


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Associated material located at the Peterborough Museum and Archives.

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Outsized materials located in Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 47.


Box 1


  1. G. Whitaker Co. Cricket Club 1937-38

  2. as above1938-41

  3. Peterborough Cricket Club 1939-41

  4. G. Whitaker Co. Cricket Club 1941-43

  5. Peterborough-Whitaker's 1944-48

  6. Peterborough-Whitaker's Sept 1948-May 1950

  7. Peterborough-Whitaker Cricket Club "B" Team 1951-52

  8. Peterborough Cricket Club (PWCC) "A" Team 1953

  9. Peterborough-Whitaker Cricket Club "B" Team 1953

  10. Peterborough Cricket Club 1954

  11. Peterborough Cricket Club 1965

Box 2


Folder 1

  1. unidentified cricketers nd

  2. unidentified cricketers nd (H. Green photo)

  3. " "

  4. " " Located in Large Materails Cabinet - Drawer 47

  5. Dominion Woollens and Worsteds XI nd (individuals identified)

  6. The oval, Peterborough, nd

  7. The oval, Peterborough, nd

  8. The oval, nd

  9. Cricket at the oval, nd

Folder 2

  1. Peterborough and Lindsay Cricket club 1874

  2. Trinity College School Cricket Club 1882 (individuals identified) - Located in Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 47

  3. Peterborough Cricket Club 1891 or 1898 (individuals identified) - Located in Large Materails Cabinet - Drawer 47

  4. Peterborough Cricket XI 1890

  5. cricketers (four identified) 1913

  6. Peterborough Cricket Club 1924 1st XI - Located in Large Materails Cabinet - Drawer 47

  7. as for number 15

  8. PCC 1926
    l to r: Walter Stokes, G. Hamilton, R.M. Stuart, G. Monkman, F. Dyer(Capt.), Garbutt, C. Thrope, E. Massey-Cooke
    centre: G. Coutts, C. Elliot
    front: P. Manning, R. Dyer, G. Langley, Ryland, J. Dunkerly

  9. G. Whitaker Co. Cricket Club 1934

  10. Peterborough-Whitaker Cricket Club 1948

  11. as for number 19

Folder 3

  1. Winner of Ontario Counties Championship 1948

  2. Cricket at Nicholls Oval 1950/60's

  3. Bermuda vs. Peterborough - batsman and wicketkeeper 1957

  4. Bermuda vs. Peterborough - batsman and fielders 1957

  5. Bermuda vs. Peterborough - Mayor Swanson bowling 1957

  6. At the oval - Peterborough-Whitaker Cricket Club 1962

  7. T. & DCC - winners of Paris Division F. and DCC 1964

Folder 4

The Canadian Cricketer's Guide and Review of the Past Season - inscribed "Edwin R. Rogers June 21st 1876

Cricket by Edmund Routledge, inscribed "Edwin R. rogers, Ashburmham, Peterborough, Ont. Sept. 1879"

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newspaper clippings, April - Nov 1881, 1894, 1899, 1915

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