No. 291

Lamprobatics resulted this term in an easy victory for town boys, this being generally the case. Some disappointed QSS writes to the Elizabethan & says ‘it isn’t fair’. We don’t see why not. For particulars of this match & other matches played this term vis. MCC, I Zingari, Lords & Commons, Charterhouse, etc vide Cricket Ledger

No 246

On Friday and Monday, July the 24th & 27th 1840 the annual match was played between the Lamprobaticks & the T.B.s who had not played in the Grand Match, in which the Town Boys were victorious by 4 Runs. This triumph was the greater as we had not beaten them in the Lamprobatic match for several years, and they considered it quite a matter of course to be victorious. The following were the players:

T.B.s
*Colquhoun
*Deacon
Glyn
Goodenough
*Hallett
Karslake
Merewether
Marshall Sen
Marshall Jun
*Preston
Smart

K.S.
Cooper
Glyn
Goolden
Haggard
King
Milkshake
Ogle
Roberts
Simpson
Smith
Smythe

This marked with an asterisk are Home Boarders

For particulars of the score &c vide Cricket Ledger