Name/TitleScorebook; Easts Cricket Club, 1912-1916
About this objectThis 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 On A Foreign Field exhibition. Click this link for more details.
Amongst the best performances featured in the scorebook are:
5-48 & 5-31, Easts v Norths, January 1916
5-49 & 7-31, Easts v Hutt, Jan-Feb 1916
MakerGeorge G Bussey & Co.
Place MadeLondon, England
Medium and MaterialsPaper, with some cotton binding string and tape/ribbon holding the pages together.
Inscription and MarksMost scores are written with pencil.
Measurements223 mm (W) x 285mm (H)
Credit LineNew Zealand Cricket Museum, nzcricketmuseum.co.nz