Cosgrove Cricket Matches

An early cricket match - 1820

Northamptonshire Cricket a History J.D.
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On one occasion, harking back to Northants, In September 1820, for a considerable sum of money, a ‘Grand Cricket Match’ was played between ‘Eleven Gentlemen Amateurs’ of Castle Thorpe in the county of Buckingham, which match gave rise to some curious reporting in the Northampton Mercury: ‘The ascension of Lunardi in his balloon, some years since, collected an immense concourse, but the number of the spectators on this occasion exceeds the pen to describe. This well-contested match was decided in favour of Cosgrove by four runs.




Croydon's Weekly Standard May 25th 1884

CASTLETHORPE v. COSGROVE.This match was played on Saturday last between the junior elevens of each of the above places, with the following result.
COSGROVE
First Innings
Second Innings
C. Baldwin b Barford 0 b Geary 1
R. Lovesey b Barford 0 b Barford 11
L. Baldwin b Clarke 0 c and b Barford 0
W. Martyr c Geary b Barford 7 lb Barford 0
W. Harding run out 2 c Brice b Geary 7
R. Wheatly c and b Barford 3 b Barford 1
W. Wise run out 2 b Barford 2
J. Taylor run out 2 not out 0
J. Smith c and b Clarke 1 b Geary 3
G. Brown b Barford 1 c Geary b Barford 2
J. Barker not out 1 b Clarke 2
Extras 8 Extras 3
Total
27
Total
35

CASTLETHORPE
Amos Cowley b L. Baldwin 7
W. Cowley c Lovesey b Martyr 9
Geary b Lovesey 7
T. Cowley b Baldwin 0 not out 11
Barford b Baldwin 0 not out 6
Clarke run out 15
C. Panter b Baldwin 9
West b Baldwin 0
C. Wiglesworth not out 4
G Brice b Harding 3
H. Harris run out 0
Extras
4
Total
58
Total
17


Croydon's Weekly Standard August 1st 1885

CASTLETHORPE v. Mr. ATKINSON'S XI. A match was played between the above elevens on July 25, at the Priory, Cosgrove, and, after a capital game, resulted in a draw. An excellent lunch and other refreshments were kindly provided by Mr. Atkinson, rendering the day extremely enjoyable. Score:
CASTLETHORPE
First Innings
Second Innings
A. Compton b Bugby
5
b Hurst
5
J. Geary c Brown b Hilton
0
b Meadows
3
L. W. Wiglesworth c Hilton b Bugby
3
not out
0
W. Telfer b Hilton
6
b Atkinson
16
A. Nichols b Hurst
11
b Atkinson
6
J. Worker l-b-w, b Wright
5
c Meadows b Hurst
1
W. Gregory c Hilton b Wright
0
c Bugby b Hurst
11
T. Cowley b Hurst
10
c Smith b Hurst
0
J. Compton s Meadows b Wright
6
s Atikinson
2
A. Clarke b Hurst
0
b Hurst
4
C. A. Wiglesworth not out
0
run out
2
Extras
4
Extras
13
Total
50
Total
63

Mr. ATKINSON'S ELEVEN
F. Hilton b Cowley 12 b Cowley 3
J. Smith c Clarke b Nichols 13
W. Wright b Cowley 0
F. Brawn b Cowley 0
H. Hurst l-b-w, b Nichols 5
J. J. Atkinson c Telfer b Nichold 2 not out 3
J. Bugby b Cowley 3
W. Meadows c Worker b Cowley 5
v. Gomersall b Cowley 4 s Compton b Nichols 3
C. Baldwin b Cowley 0
T. Jelly not out 0 not out 8
Extras
6 0
Total
50
Total
17


Croydon's Weekly Standard September 19th 1885

CASTLETHORPE v. COSGROVE.This match was played at the Priory, Cosgrove, on September 5, when Castlethorpe won by 14 runs on the first innings. Score:
CASTLETHORPE
First Innings
Second Innings
W. Gregory b Bugby 3 l-b-w Brown 1
A. Clarke c Meadows b Bugby 19 c Hurst b Brown 1
L. Wiglesworth b Brown 9 l-b-w b Brown 3
W. Willingham c Hilton b Bugby 6 ll-b-w b Brown 3
H. Dunkley b Brown 0 b Brown 2
J. Wiglesworth b Bugby 1 b Wise 16
T. Cowley b Brown 3 c Brown 9
A. Nichols b Bugby 5 b Wise 1
J. Compton b Brown 2 run out 15
A. Barford c Meadows b Brown 0 run out 2
W. Telfer not out 1 not out 1
Extras 2 Extras 2
Total
50
Total
56

COSGROVE
J. Bugby run out 8
L. Baldwin b Nichols 0
G. Hilton c Cowley b Nichols 0
A. Meadows b Cowley 6
F. Brown l-b-w b Nichols 10
J. Wise l-b-w b Nichols 8
W. Meadows b Cowley 1
W. Toombs c Taykor b Nichols 0
H. Hurst c Clarke b Nichols 3
C. Gaskins c Telfer b Cowley 1
E. Wheatly not out 0
Extras
4
Total
36



Croydon's Weekly Standard July 3rd 1886

CASTLETHORPE v. COSGROVE.This match was played at Cosgrove Priory on June 26, and resulted in a victory for Castlethorpe by 44 runs. Score:
CASTLETHORPE
First Innings
Second Innings
J. Geary l-b-w, b Nichols 2 b Brown 1
A. Clarke b Meadows 7 not out 10
E. W. Wiglesworth l-b-w 4 b Brown 5
T. Cowley c Nichols b Meadows 12 lb Meadows b Sage 5
J. H. Wiglesworth c G. Hilton 4 c Bugby b Sage 0
W. Telfer c F. Hilton b Meadows 8 b Brown 2
W. Willingham c & b Brown 9 run out 5
J. West c & b Nichols 0 c F. Hilton b Brown 1
W. Cowley not out 9 run out 3
C. A. Wiglesworth l-b-w 4 c Gaskins b Brown 1
Extras 5 Extras 3
Total
67
Total
39

COSGROVE
Atterbury b T. Cowley 4 Not out 4
G. Gaskins c T. Cowley 1 b Cowley 5
Sage b Clarke 0 b Clarke 0
F. Hilton c J. Wiglesworth 3 l-b-w b Cowley 4
R. Brown run out 0 b Cowley 1
J. Bugby c Telfer b Cowley 2 b Clarke 4
A. Nichols run out 2 b Cowley 0
W. Meadows b Clarke 4 b Clarke 2
G. Hilton b Clarke 6 b Clarke 0
J. Wise not out 2 b Cowley 1
W. Martyr run out 0 b Cowley 0
Extras
12 5
Total
36
Total
26



The Wolverton Express, September 3rd. 1909

Cosgrove Flower Show: During the afternoon a cricket match was played between the Village Club and Castlethorpe with the following result:
CASTLETHORPE
First Innings
Second Innings
F. Jones c and b Baldwin
0
F. Jones b T. Jelly
3
A. Bavington c and b Baldwin
0
A. Bavington b Baldwin
3
F. Osborne c Nicholls b Jelley
6
F. Osborne b Baldwin
7
V. Copeland b F. Jelley
3
V. Copeland run out
1
H. Nicholls b Baldwin
8
H. Nicholls c H. Jelly b Baldwin
1
W. Markham b Jelley
0
W. Markham hit wkt., b Jelley
0
F. Masterman b Baldwin
0
not out
2
W. Lickorish b T. Jelley
0
W. Lickorish run out
6
J. Panter c W. Brown b Baldwin
1
J. Panter c and b Baldwin
7
C. Harding b Baldwin
0
C. Harding b Baldwin
2
W. Manning not out
0
W. Manning b Jelley
0
Extras
0
Extras
0
Total
18
Total
32

COSGROVE
W. Wise c Lickorish b Panter
5
W. Wise b Panter
5
C. Balwin b Copeland
2
C. Baldwin run out
2
H. Brown c Bavington b Copeland
1
H. Brown b Copeland
5
G. Nicholls c Harding b Panter
0
G. Nicholls run out
18
T. Jelley run out
2
T. Jelley c Manning b Panter
1
G. Horne not out
3
G. Horne b Copeland
0
G. Noble c Bavington b Copeland
1
G. Noble b Copeland
0
O. Gee c Markham b Copeland
0
O. Gee b Copeland
0
H. Jelley b Panter
2
H. Jelley b Panter
2
W. Brown c Lickorish b Panter
2
W. Brown b Panter
5
H. Nicholls b Copeland
1
H. Nicholls not out
0
Extras
1

Extras
1
Total
20
Total
39



The Wolverton Express 27th May 1910

CASTLETHORPE v. COSGROVE
Played at Cosgrove on May 18th Scores:-
CASTLETHORPE 1st Innings
S. Smith b T. Jelley
5
A. Richardson b Jelley
3
F. Jones c A. Jelley b H. Jelley
2
G. Armstead b H. Jelly
12
F. Osborne c and b T. Jelley
4
W. Gee b H. Jelley
0
F. Masterman c R. Tack b A. Childs
4
A. Burbidge b T. Jelley
0
J. Dixon b H. Jelley
3
W. Manning c Baldwin b H. Jelley
2
W. Coey not out
3
Extras
4
Total
43

CASTLETHORPE 2nd Innings
S. Smith b T. Jelley 0
A. Richardson c T. Jelley b Brown 2
F. Jones b Brown 2
G. Armstead lbw, b Brown 2
F. Osborne c Childs b T. Jelley 2
W. Gee c T. Jelley b Brown 0
F. Masterman c T. Jelley b H. Jelley 10
A. Burbidge (not out) 6
J. Dixon c T. Tack b H. Jelley 0
W. Manning c Childs b Jelley 1
W. Coey b H. Jelley 6
Extras
6
Total
37

COSGROVE 1st Innings
T. Jelley b Smith
9
H. Cutler b Smith
2
H. Smith c Richardson b Smith
4
R. Brown b Armstead
0
C. Baldwin b Armstead
2
H. Jelley b Smith
2
A. Jelley c Richardson b Smith
9
A. Childs c Smith b Armstead
4
H. Willison b Osborne
4
G. Tack (not out)
0
T. Tack c Smith b Osborne
0
Extras
3
Total
39

COSGROVE 2nd Innings
T. Jelley b Armstead 8
H. Cutler (not out) 0
R. Brown b Smith 5
C. Baldwin (not out) 2
H. Jelley c Osborne b Smith 4
A. Jelley b Osborne 4
A. Childs b Smith 0
Extras
2
Total
25

The Wolverton Express July 15th 1910


COSGROVE v. OLD BRADWELL

Played at Old Bradwell on July 9th
Scores:-

Cosgrove.
W. Brown, b Holes, 27
C. Baldwin, c Symonds, b Markham, 11
G. Horn, b Coley, 1
R. Brown, b Markham, 11
H. Brown, c and b Coley 13
A. Jelley, b Holes, 5
G. Bugby, b Coley, 6
J. Brown, b Markham, 10
E. Tack, b Markham 3
H. Willison, (not out), 2
T. Tack, b Markham, 0
Extras, 6 ; total 97

Old Bradwell
B. Coley, c J. Brown, b Baldwin, 2
F. Shouler, c T. Tack, b G. Bugby, 11
W. Holes, c W. Brown, b C. Baldwin, 5
J. Markham, b G. Bugby, 9
R. Walters, c Baldwin, b G. Bugby, 0
J. Wooton, b C. Baldwin, 0
H. Symonds, b C. Baldwin, 1
A. Wooton (not out), 4
H. Lennard, b G. Bugby, 0
A. McMillan, b G. Bugby, 3
W. Lennard, b G. Bugby, 1
Extras, 0; total 36


Wolverton Express 29th June, 1928

Cricket : Cosgrove v A Stony Stratford X1

Cosgrove entertaining us stony Stratford 11 on Thursday evening one and interesting game by eight runs.  A remarkable bowling feet was performed by C. Evans of Cosgrove, who claimed on all the stony Stratford wickets for a small cost of 19 runs.


Wolverton Express 4th July, 1930

Friendlies

Calverton V. Cosgrove

This match was played at Calverton on Saturday last and although the home club won by five runs their fielding was not up to the usual standard.  No fewer than six catches were missed off the bowling of S Bird.  Full scores were:

Calverton: S. Tompkins b Evans 1, P. Edwards c Kingston b Evans 2, W Boughton c Eglesfield b Bushell 4, J. Tompkins b Evans 9, S Bird b Evans 13, V. Tompkins lbw b Evans 1, R Eales c Dunkley b Evans 4, G Goodger not out 9, F Whitehead b Evans 0, W. Morgan b Bushell 6, H Chamberlain b Bushell 0, extras 8 total 57.

Bowling: T Bushell three wickets for 21 runs, C. Evans six for 10, A. Tompkins 1 for 11, B Tack 0 for 7.

Cosgrove: E. Kingston c and b Bird 2, D Eglesfield b Tompkins 6, B Tack c Eales b Tompkins 9, C Bull b Tompkins 3, C. Evans c Eales b Bird 0, A. Tompkins b Bird 8, T Bushell run out 10, J. Dunkley b Tompkins 1, C Knight b Tompkins 7, S Eglesfield c Eales b Bird 5, A Meakins not out 1, total 52

Bowling: S. Tompkins five wickets for 18 runs, S Bird 4 for 34.