Cricket Match

Announcement Date: 16th September 1843

On Tuesday last a match came off on the cricket ground at Amersham between the Amersham and Prestwood Brass Bands which from its novelty drew forth a number of spectators, the ground was enlivened between the games by the combination of both bands into one, playing several marches, airs etc The score was as follows: Prestwood, first innings 18; second 55; total 73 Amersham first innings 66; second 8; total 74 thus Amersham were victors by 11 wickets.