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Carlisle Cricket Club, Stanwix
Carlisle Cricket Club
locality:-   Stanwix
civil parish:-   Carlisle (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   cricket ground
locality type:-   club
coordinates:-   NY39855665 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY3956
10Km square:-   NY35

BRR21.jpg (taken 29.9.2009)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 23 3) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Cricket ground"

evidence:-   old painting:- 
item:-  cricket
source data:-   Painting, oil painting, Cricket Match at Edenside, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough,, Manchester, England, about 1844.
image  click to enlarge
Cricket Match at Edenside, Carlisle, about 1844 by Sam Bough. A cricket match on a blustery day with the main body of spectators gathered on the far side of the pitch to right of composition and a small group to left of foreground. Beyond the River Eden, which crosses centre of composition, rises the city of Carlisle. Beyond the city walls the castle is visible to left. The work was commissioned for Mr Howe who lived at Stanwix, Carlisle. The match is said to be between Carlisle and Newcastle with Mr Howe umpiring at the far wicket. The work was later owned by Sir Benjamin Scott the Mayor of Carlisle. 
item:-  Tullie House Museum : 1912.10
Image © Tullie House Museum

evidence:-   old painting:- 
item:-  cricket pavillion
source data:-   Painting, watercolour, Evening; Carlisle from the Scaur, Cumberland, by Thomas Bushby, 1915.
image  click to enlarge
View of Edenside at evening, from an elevated perspective. Carlisle lies on the far bank of the river Eden; clubhouse with figures playing tennis to right of composition. 
inscribed at reverse:-  "No. 1 'Evening' Carlisle from the Scaur Thos. Bushby. Victoria Lodge, Currock, Carlisle 1915"
item:-  Tullie House Museum : 1972.4.12
Image © Tullie House Museum

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