The first photo of a cricket team at LSE dates from 1909. This selection of images from our archives tracks LSE cricketers up to 1979.
Our first photo is the LSE Cricket Team, 1909, including some of the names of those featured. Left to right, back row: Wood, Walter Meakin, Edward Cleveland-Stevens, Norman Burrell Dearle, ?, Eleazer Phillips, Herbert Hutchinson. Middle row: ?, Clark, Roger Gibb, Miss Mummery, Anne Barbara Page, Rhymer, Front row: Crook, ?, Alexander Robert Burnett-Hurst, ?, Harold Victor Hummel:
Members of the LSE Cricket Team, 1920:
LSE Cricket Team 1921. F M Babi, Nicholas Archdale, Arthur Willis, Leonard James, Leonard Port, Radna Roy, Louis Penn, Alexander Gibbons (Vice Capt), Walter Snelling (Capt), Thomas Tregear (Hon Sec) Charles Benzecry:
LSE Cricket Team 1922. A G Gibbons, Joseph Chayton, Donaldson C Andrew, William Robson, Leonard James, L H Port (Hon Sec), Frederick Crepin, Walter Snelling, C. E Benzecry (Vice Captain), L H Penn, T R Tregear, Malcolm Campbell:
LSE Cricket Club, 1924. C E Maggs, S M Bashir, R E Amelot, D R Williams, F E Skinner, J Chayton, I Rasa Nayagam, L H Penn, K B Elbourne, B J Bentley, R G Waller, D S Edwards:
These two photos show the LSE Cricket Club using our Malden Sports Ground in 1929:
Cricket XI 1934. Back row left to right: Eric Fiske, David Scholes, Cyril Dakin, Bernard Ungerson, Philip Hopkins, M E King, James Milne. Front row: Gordon Capsey, George Colliss, Frederick Hopkins (Capt), Patrick O’Brien, W G Whitehouse:
LSE Cricket XI 1936. Back row left to right: Neville Emlyn Jones, Cyril Dakin, Ian Loder, Frederick McBain, Ernest Dismont, R W Cox, Paul Britnell. Front Row: Gordon Capsey (Hon Match Sec) Philip Hopkins, George Colliss (Captain), James Milne, Fernand de Verteuil:
LSE Cricket Team at Cambridge in 1944-45. This photo was taken while LSE was evacuated to Cambridge during World War II and was donated to LSE by Montague Tubb. Back row (left to right): M C Tubb, E A Crabbe, R G Sturley, A H Harvey, A T Prix[?], G K Amachree, J H Ryan, G U Rovette. Front row (left to right): G E Mills, C R Furlong (Vice Capt), T H Connick, (Capt), R H Brook, R T Cousins:
Cricket Club, c1949. Back row left to right: Percy Massiah, Johnny Gartside, Gilbert Maclean, Ivor Connick, Russi Cooper, Jim Hillan, Jo Selier (nee Roe) Frank Bealey. Front row left to right: Ted Bedford, Jack Wiseman, Gavan Rovetto, Brian Rowntree, Colin Furlong:
Cricket Club, 1962. Back row left to right: Bill Wood, Paul Guscott, Bruce Wood, Dick Mallinson, Stew Cowie, Mike Hoyle, Keith Ashcroft, Stuart Valentine. Front Row left to right: John Salkeld, David Mason, Trevor Jones, Mike Shuttleworth (Captain), Charlie Margeson, Dave Knowles:
Cricket First XI, 1979. Front row left to right: Fayyaz Alimohammad, Lawrence, David Mason, Derek Philpott, Sehezad Naqvi, Farrukh Jawad Panni. Back row left to right: Brian (groundsman), Neil Confrey, Martin Folly, Andy Beddall, ?, Andrew Tebb.
Here are the 1979 team playing against Surrey University – LSE won.
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The missing player in the 1979 team may be Phil de Lisle who I recall being a regular in the team.