Wrexham

The first known reference to cricket being played in Wrexham dates from 1836. Below is a listing of the first known reference in newspapers to cricket being played by other teams based in Wrexham during the 19th century.

Albert 1868

Albion 1867
Banks and Insurance 1867

Belle Vue 1876

Brandy 1869

Britannia 1876

Brynteg 1877

Caledonian 1876

Cambrian Leather Works 1878

Cefn 1871

Challenger Boys 1877

Chester Street Church 1875

Civil Service 1876

Crane 1871
Grammar School 1868

Green Wanderers 1875

Grosvenor 1870

Grosvenor Boys 1875

Grove Park School 1856
Hightown 1869

Cricket at Grove Park School, Wrexham in 1868
The pupils of Grove Park School, seen practising during 1868. Photo Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.

Hill Street Sunday School 1877

Juniors 1863
Lawyers and Bankers 1866

Lodge 1864
Madeira 1868
National School 1866

Parkey Wanderers 1875

Penybryn Wanderers 1875

Presbyterian Church 1877
Provincial (insurance brokers) 1863

Rangers 1870

St.Mark’s 1875

Stanley 1871

Stansty Park 1871

Trevor National School 1871
Typographical (Printers) 1868
Union 1867
United XI 1857

Victoria 1870
Volunteer Fire Brigade 1864

Wanderers 1868

Waverley 1881

Wellington 1868