Haverfordwest Cricket Club Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Haverfordwest Cricket Club, 1839-1955, including minute books, 1903-1949; account book, 1920-1938; scoring books, 1938-1955; and Order of the Borough of Haverfordwest authorising the creation of a cricket pitch, 1839.

Administrative / Biographical History

Haverfordwest Cricket Club is the oldest Cricket Club in Wales; it was founded in 1824. It acquired its first ground at the 'Old Race Course' in 1839. The present Clubhouse was opened in 1977 and the Club now has three pitches, and fields four senior teams.

Arrangement

Arranged according to record type

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Hon. Secretary of Haverfordwest Cricket Club, 1973.

Note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Haverfordwest Cricket Club (DSO/27), catalogue; Haverfordwest Cricket Club website (www.haverfordwest-cricket-club.org.uk), viewed 5 July 2005; Haverfordwest Town Centre Partnership website (www.haverfordwest-wales.info), viewed 5 July 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names