On the 27th of July 1819, the annual Cricket Match between the Town Boys and the King Scholars was played in Tothill Fields, when the latter beat by three Runs. The admirable state of the Fields and the good play of each Party aided by a very favourable day, afforded a delightful sight to many Spectators. After the Match a Dinner was as usual held in the Fields to which the Scorers were invited. The names of the players are as follows.
Town Boys Heberden, Allfrey, Berens, Tyler, Williamson, Grant, Kaye, Thorpe, Talbot, Keppel, Rocke
King’s Scholars; Jeffreys, Thomas, Henderson, Hussey, Short, Leader, White, Legge Snr., Legge Jnr., Partington, Wakefield.
Charles Floyer. Princeps Oppidanus.