Staffordshire Gentlemen v. Staffordshire Police, Milford,

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Date:13th of June 1939

Description:Staffordshire Gentlemen verses Staffordshire County Police, played at Milford Hall Cricket Club, June 1939. The match was drawn after County Police scored 259 for 6 declared (J. Whitfield 142 not out) and Staffs Gentlemen replied with 209 for 7.

Milford Hall C.C. were founded around 1930 and superceded Walton Cricket Club who had a ground on Oldcroft Road (just south of Elm Drive) in Walton-on-the Hill. Milford Hall's ground was formed in the parkland surrounding the Hall.

Back row: J.H. groves (scorer), W.S. Robertson, E.T. Lawrence, F.W. Cumberbatch, G. Ruston, H. Pike, T. O'Neil.
Middle row: B. Mottram (umpire), K.E. Tarling, R.H. Bennett, N. Machin, F. Minshall, R.E. Lowe, C.C. Fernie, T.H. Potts (umpire).
Front row: G.N.R. Morgan, B. Meakin, W.H. Twigg, R.S.A. Hardy, W.W.M. Morgan, Capt. G.W.R. Hearn, J. Whitfield, Dr. K.M. Barrow, R.J.C. Evans.
Seated: R.H.C. Human, Capt. K. Wright, R.C. Blakeway, H.J.S. Nesbitt.

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Image courtesy of: Milford Hall Cricket Club

Donor ref:Milford Hall C.C. No., PT00592, img: 3397 (18/3700)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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