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Gunnersbury Women's Cricket Club papers compiled by D Warden, Honorary Treasurer


Reference code(s): GUNNERSBURY

Held at: Marylebone Cricket Club Library

Title: Gunnersbury Women's Cricket Club papers compiled by D Warden, Honorary Treasurer

Date(s): 1928-1935

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 1 folder

Name of creator(s): Gunnersbury Women's Cricket Club


Administrative/Biographical history:

Gunnersbury Women’s Cricket Club was founded in 1925, a year before the formation of the Women’s Cricket Association. They first played their matches at a school in Gunnersbury Lane, West London, and later moved to Headstone Lane in North Pinner, Boston Manor and Ealing Technical College.

Gunnersbury have won the National Club Knockout competition five times – in 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 and 2000. They also won the South Premier Division in 2001. Past members of the club include the cricketer, administrator and journalist Netta Rheinberg, and D M Turner and M I Taylor who played in the first England Women’s tour of Australia and New Zealand in 1934-1935. In 2010 the decision was taken to absorb the club as part of Finchley Cricket Club, thus changing the name of the women’s side to Finchley Gunns Cricket Club.

The collection is made up of items that originally belonged to Miss D Warden, one of the first Treasurers of Gunnersbury Women’s Cricket Club, during the early years of the club's existence.


Scope and content/abstract:

Meeting notices, correspondence sent to Miss D Warden, Treasurer of Gunnersbury Women's Cricket Club, batting and bowling records, team lists, accounts, fixture lists, membership lists, invoices, reports.


Language/scripts of material:


System of arrangement:

Arranged by date.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying available subject to status and condition of the original.

Finding aids:

Available via the MCC Online Catalogue at or


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased at auction.



Archivist's note: Compiled by Robert Curphey, MCC Archive Cataloguer. The following sources were used to compile an administrative history of the collection: Finchley Cricket Club, The History of Gunnersbury WCC now Finchley Gunns CC,

Rules or conventions: Compiled in accordance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000. Descriptions are indexed using the UK Archival Thesaurus and UNESCO Thesaurus and meet the National Council on Archives' Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2014

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Gunnersbury Women's Cricket Club