L

Below is a listing of the first known reference in newspapers to cricket being played by teams starting with the letter L in various settlements in Wales during the 19th century.

Lampeter 1830
Lampeter College 1855
Lampeter Grammar School 1866

Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.

Lampeter – Star of the Morn(ing) 1861

Lampeter – Star of the Eve(ning) 1861
Landore 1879
Landore Bright Star 1891
Lanelay 1875
Laugharne 1884
Laugharne Grammar School 1872
Levites (Mold) 1886
Lewis Endowed School 1888
Lights of Other Days 1888
Lily of the Valley 1876
Linsdale 1878
Lisworney 1873

Llanarth 1865
Llanarth and Llanfair 1867

Llanasa 1853
Llanbedr 1882

Llanbedr Visitors 1883
Llanbradach 1896
Llancaiach 1879
Llandeilo 1844

Cricket and other sports being played in Llandeilo in 1906.
Credit – Glamorgan Credit Archives.


Llandeilo Grammar School 1861
Llandeilo Juveniles 1858
Llandeilo Literary Institution 1879
Llandeilo Royal Welshmen 1876
Llandeilo Wanderers 1874
Llandenny 1870
Llandough 1869
Llandovery 1845
Llandovery College 1863

The Llandovery College 1st XI of 1922.
Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.


Llandovery Juniors 1871
Llandovery Juveniles 1858

Llandovery Mechanics 1845
Llandow Wanderers 1873
Llandrindod Wells 1863
Llandrindod Wells Visitors 1887
Llandudno 1849

Llandudno Collegiate School 1891

Llandudno Lawyers 1890

Llandudno Pier and Promenade Orchestra (Mr. Riviere’s XI) 1883

Llandudno Visitors 1871
Llandudno Utopians 1894

Llandudno YMCA 1883

Llandulas 1891
Llandyssul 1863
Llandyssul British School 1870
Llandyssul Grammar School 1869

Llanelidan 1886
Llanelli (see Llanelli)
Llanengan 1876
Llanerchrugog Hall 1877

Llaniestyn 1884
Llanfabon (Llanvabon) 1876

Llanfairfechan Girls Mission 1899
Llanfairfechan Visitors 1876
Llanfair PG 1890

Llanfairtalhaiarn 1883

Llanfechan 1859
Llanfrechfa 1868
Llanfrechfa Lower 1873
Llanfrechfa/Penhow 1868

Llanfwrog (Ruthin) 1884
Llanfyllin 1859
Llangadock 1874

Llangathen 1852
Llangattock 1860
Llangedwyn 1873
Llangefni 1860
Llangennech 1874
Llangennech Idlers 1896
Llangennech Wanderers 1896

Llangernyw 1873
Llangibby 1864
Llangoed 1889

Llangoed Grammar School 1890
Llangollen 1841
Llangrwyney 1876
Llangunned 1885
Llangunnor 1861

Llangynhafal 1877
Llanharen 1868
Llanharry 1895
Llanidloes 1850
Llannon 1882
Llanrhiader (Llanrhaiadr) 1861
Llanrhystid 1877
Llanrwst 1868

Llanrwst Grammar School 1873
Llansaintffraid 1872
Llansamlet 1878
Llansamlet Church 1899
Llansawel 1876
Llanstephan 1869
Llantarnam 1868
Llantilio Crosseny 1854
Llantrisant 1875
Llantrisant (Usk) 1862
Llantrisant and Pontyclun 1891
Llantrisant and Pontyclun United 1892
Llantrithid 1893
Llantwit and Black Ven 1874
Llantwit Major 1866
Llanvabon Llanfabon 1876
Llanvachos and Penhow 1867
Llanvair 1874
Llanvair St Mary’s 1874

Llanwddyn 1887
Llanwenarth 1867
Llanwenarth Rectory 1871
Llanwrtyd 1877
Llanychan 1895
Llanymynech 1860
Llanymynech Wanderers 1873

Llanystumdwy 1895
Llisworney 1873
Llwydarth 1884
Llwynhendy 1869

Llwynybrain 1896
Llwynypia and Tonypandy 1878

Llwynypia CC in 1907.
Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.


Llwynypia Partridge Club 1878
Llwynypia Thursdays 1898
Llynfi (Llynvi) 1875

Llysfaen Collegiate School 1871
Loughor 1867
Lovesgrove 1893
Lower Carmarthenshire 1860
Lower Machen 1859
Lowlands (Panteg) 1886