Chesterfield Cricket Club

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Saltergate - Cricket and Other Uses
... Saltergate was also home to Chesterfield Cricket Club from 1871 to 1894 ... There are records of six cricket matches involving teams called Derbyshire or Chesterfield playing against the All-England Eleven from 1858 to 1872 ... The first four of these would have been held at Chesterfield Cricket Club's first Recreation Ground site, 100 yards closer to the town however Chesterfield Cricket Club played a United ...

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