Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club (often called Chester BH) is a cricket club that is based in Boughton, Chester, England. The club has 4 senior XI playing Saturday sides that compete in the Cheshire County Cricket League of which the 1st XI are in the Premier League.
... 1873 The first ever game at Boughton Hall - 20 May 1873. 1870s In the 1870s Boughton Hall was a large private house standing in spacious grounds ... The owner of the time, Mr John Thompson acquired a taste for cricket on is scholastic travels which took him to Rossall School and then Cambridge ...
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