Cricket Matches in 1809

22nd MarA Coach-smithA Coach-builderLord's Old Ground, Marylebonesw1
Cricket History, Single-Wicket Match List
14th May(unknown)(unknown)Kempton Parkother1
Kentish Chronicle, 19 May 1809; National Register, 21 May 1809; Armed attack on 'young men [trespassing whilst] playing at cricket'
22nd MayMarylebone Cricket ClubRickmansworthLord's Old Ground, Maryleboneother2scorecard (CA)
Match completed 22 May (CricketArchive), 23 May (S&B p350; Hampshire Chronicle, 29 May) or 24 May (Morning Post, 25 May)
25th MayBullingdon ClubWheatleyBullingdon Greenother1
Oxford Herald, 27 May 1809
31st MayBullingdon ClubOxford Sociable ClubBullingdon Greenother2
Fresh Light on Pre-Victorian Cricket p53; Oxford Herald, 3 Jun. 1809
Kentish Chronicle, 30 Jun. 1809; played 'last week'
1st JunMarylebone Cricket ClubEnglandLord's Old Ground, Marylebonefc3scorecard (CA)
12th JunFakenham and HemptonWhissonsett and BrisleyHempton Greenother1
Norfolk Chronicle, 1 Jul. 1809
13th JunEton CollegeRickmansworthEton College (Upper Shooting Fields)other1scorecard
Fresh Light on Pre-Victorian Cricket p54
13th JunMarylebone Cricket ClubEnglandLord's Old Ground, Marylebonefc4scorecard (CA)
14th Jun(unknown)(unknown)Maldonother1
Ipswich Herald, Oxford Herald (both 24 Jun. 1809); Duel on the day following 'a disagreement at a game of cricket' between Ensign P Mahon and Asst. Surgeon Lewis O'Hara (both of the 11th Regiment of Foot), resulting in O'Hara's death
19th JunOakham and NeighbourhoodArthur Annesley of Ufford and FriendsStamford Race Groundother1
Lincoln Mercury, 23 Jun. 1809
19th JunWinchesterGentlemen of the CountryAvington Park, near Chillandother2
Salisbury Journal, 26 Jun. 1809; Hampshire Chronicle, 12 and 26 Jun. 1809; Away team as in the Chronicle; 'Gentlemen of the Neighbouring Villages' in the Journal
27th JunEnglandSurreyLord's Old Ground, Marylebonefc3scorecard (CA)
1st JulHinghamEast HarlingHardingham Commonother1
Norfolk Chronicle, 15 Jul. 1809
4th JulWhissonsett and BrisleyFakenham and HemptonWhissonsett Commonother1
Norfolk Chronicle, 15 Jul. 1809; return match
6th JulSittingbourneFavershamunknownother1
Kentish Chronicle, 11 Jul. 1809; return match
7th JulSt. John's WoodBerkley ClubLord's Old Ground, Maryleboneother2scorecard
Morning Advertiser, 5 Jul. 1809; away team given as Berkeley in Buckley's Fresh LIght on Pre-Victorian Cricket p53
8th JulEast HarlingHinghamHarlingother1
Norfolk Chronicle, 15 Jul. 1809; return match
8th JulPreston Candover[Gentlemen of the Country]Winchester Race Downother2
Hampshire Chronicle, 10 Jul. 1809; away team given as 'The eleven who played against the Gentlemen of Winchester [on 19 June]'
11th JulSandwichRamsgateunknownother1
Kentish Gazette, 18 Jul. 1809
11th JulSurreyEnglandHolt Pound Ground, Wreccleshamfc3scorecard (CA)
12th JulCanterburyHerneArtillery Ground, Canterburyother1
Kentish Chronicle, 14 Jul. 1809
14th JulAlresfordEastonAlresfordother1
Hampshire Telegraph, 24 Jul. 1809; start date could be 21 July; return match
17th JulEnglandFour First Chosen with seven othersLord's Old Ground, Marylebonefc4scorecard (CA)
18th JulEton CollegeBerkeley ClubEton College other2
Morning Post, 22 Jul. 1809; away team could be Berkeley
19th JulEastryDoverEastryother1
Kentish Chronicle, 25 Jul. 1809
24th JulTenterdenBeckley and NorthiamTenterdenother1
Kentish Chronicle, 1 Aug. 1809
26th JulDoverEastryDoverother1
Kentish Gazette, 28 Jul. 1809; return match
26th JulSt. John's WoodBerkley ClubLord's Old Ground, Maryleboneother2
Morning Advertiser, 25 Jul. 1809; away team could be Berkeley
31st Jul(unknown)(unknown)Leeds Parkother1
Kentish Gazette, 1 Aug. 1809; George Edmeads (or Edmead) drowned, either in the moat at Leeds Park or in the Medway (accounts differ) whilst bathing during 'a match of cricket'
3rd AugCharingFavershamCharingother1
Kentish Chronicle, 8 Aug. 1809
14th AugFavershamCharingFavershamother1
Kentish Chronicle, 15 Aug. 1809; return match
18th AugDownhamShipdhamDownhamother1
Norfolk Chronicle, 2 Sep. 1809
22nd AugEnglandSurreyBowman's Lodge, Dartfordfc3scorecard (CA)
24th AugTenterdenBiddendenTenterdenother1
Kentish Chronicle, 29 Aug. 1809
28th AugWetherbyAll YorkshireKnavesmire, Yorkother2scorecard
Fresh Ligh on Pre-Victorian Cricket p55; Leeds Intelligencer, 4 Sep. 1809
31st AugMeridenAll EnglandMeriden Heathother1
Jackson's Oxford Journal, 2 Sep. 1809
5th SepEnglandSurreyLord's Old Ground, Marylebonefc3scorecard (CA)
13th SepShipdhamDownhamShipdhamother1scorecard
Bury and Norwich Post, 20 Sep. 1809; return match
15th SepRutlandArthur Annesley's Party of Northamptonshire PlayersOakhamother1
Lincoln Mercury, 22 Sep. 1809; venue 'near Oldham'
20th SepLord F Beauclerk's XIFC Ladbroke's XILord's Old Ground, Marylebonefc3scorecard (CA)
3rd OctLower CollingbournEight of Ludgershall with three othersPiriam Downother1
Salisbury Journal, 9 Oct. 1809
7th NovSussexKentEridge Greenother1
British Press, 9 Nov. 1809

Total of 44 matches

game type notes:
fc - first-class
sw - single wicket

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