Merthyr

The first known reference to cricket being played in Merthyr dates from 1831. Below is a listing of the first known reference in newspapers to cricket being played by other teams based in Merthyr during the 19th century.

Merthyr and District 1867

Assistants 1890
Boys 1861
Cambrian 1881
Cefn Coed 1877
College 1882
Constitutional Club 1896
Early Risers 1848
Evening Star 1874
Georgetown 1875
Georgetown Juveniles 1857
Grammar School 1881
High School 1891
Hills Plymouth 1860

The faces of the victorious Hill’s Plymouth team of 1912. Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.


Huntsmen 1884
Juniors 1870
Juveniles 1871
Library 1866
Lillywhites 1893
Lynne 1867
Mr. Fuller’s School 1856
Mr. Kernick’s School 1856
Mr. Lloyd’s School 1869
New Club 1873
Proprietory School 1880
Primrose Hill 1858
Primrose Hill School 1875
Railwaymen 1896
School 1870
Star 1874
Templars 1889
The Willows 1862
Thomastown 1875
Thomastown Juveniles 1867
Thomastown Juniors 1889
Town 1889
Tradesmen 1875
Victoria 1869
Westley 1884
YMCA 1884