Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916; George G Bussey & Co.; c1910; 2015.17....

Name/Title

Scorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916

About this object

This scorebook was used by Wellington's Easts Cricket Club from 1912 to 1916. Predominantly featuring games played by the club's B side, it is notable for the performances of Clarrie Grimmett immediately prior to his leaving New Zealand for Australia.

It also features some of the last cricket games played by James Kinvig, Rupert Hickmott, Gilbert Howe, and Hami Grace before they left for WWI. These players are all featured in the Cricket Museum's <i><b>On A Foreign Field</i></b> exhibition. Click this link for more details.

Amongst the best performances featured in the scorebook are:
<ul><li><b>Clarrie Grimmett</li></b>6-54 & 6-30, Easts B v Old Boys, October 1913
<li><b>Wiri Baker</li></b>241*, Easts v Trentham, October 1915
<li><b>A Wilson</li></b>6-43 & 6-47, Central v Easts, November 1915
<li><b>William Gibbes</li></b>9-93, Easts v University, December 1915
5-48 & 5-31, Easts v Norths, January 1916
5-49 & 7-31, Easts v Hutt, Jan-Feb 1916</ul>

Maker

George G Bussey & Co.

Maker Role

Publisher

Date Made

c1910

Place Made

London, England

Medium and Materials

Paper, with some cotton binding string and tape/ribbon holding the pages together.

Inscription and Marks

Most scores are written with pencil.

Measurements

223 mm (W) x 285mm (H)

Credit Line

New Zealand Cricket Museum, nzcricketmuseum.co.nz

Object Type

Scorebook

Object number

2015.17.6

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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