Club Name Location/Information Date Formed
 Local Cricket Teams
Schools, Clubs and Playing Grounds
Acorn Junior Club
Ajax Junior Club playing near Camac Woods c 1870
Albion 15 Cardinton, Deleware Co.
Albion 22
Alert Frankford
Alfred the Great
All United Junior Club playing in Camdenen c 1870
Americus
Anglo-Saxon
Athletic Junior Club playing at North Broad Street, near Camac Woods c 1870
Bank Clerks
“Belfield” William Wistar’s residence, Germantown
Belfield Olney Avenue, Thorp’s Lane, Germantown
Belmont various locations in West Philadelphia
British Americans Limekiln Pike, Germantown
Camac Woods Mr. Turner’s Estate at Turner’s Lane and Sixth St on the Germantown Road
Cambria Fairhill and Somerset Streets
Camden Camden, NJ
Centennial
Champion Junior Club playing at Fair Grounds at Powelton c 1870
Chelten Junior Club playing in Germantown c 1870
Cheltenham Junior Club in Jenkintown
Cherry Grove
Chester Chester, PA
Chestnut Hill Chestnut Hill
Clifton Clifton Heights
Crescent Junior Club playing in Camden, NJ c 1870
Darby Darby, PA
Delaware Field Club Wilmington, DE
Delphian Used Philadelphia CC ground on rental 1857
Duncannon Organized by John Wistar after the Civil War
Duy’s Lane Germantown CC ground, Winter and Baynton Sts, Germantown
Eagle Junior Club playing on the Fair Grounds at Powelton c 1870
Eddystone Eddystone
Edgemoor
Edward VII
Emerald
Empire Junior Club playing on the Fair Grounds at Powelton c 1870
Excelsior Junior Club playing on the Fair Grounds at Powelton c 1870
The Fair Grounds Powelton
Fairhill
Fairmount Park Cedar Grove Field, West Farimount Park
Fairview
Falls of Schuykill Falls, Midvail, and Henry Avenues
Fox Chase Fox Chase
Frankford Frankford
Galbraith
General Electric Organized 1929, 30-40 Cope Field, 41Fairmount Park
Germantown C.C. various locations in Germantown August 1, 1854
Germantown British Americans
Gibbsboro Gibbsboro, NJ
Girard Harrogate
Glenside Glenside
Griswold
Haddenfield Haddonfield, NJ
Haverford College Cope Field, Haverford College
I. D. & M.
Independence Junior Club playing at North Broad St, near Camac Woods
I Zingari
Jenkintown Jenkintown
John Bright
K.I.B.A. Kensington Industrial and Beneficial Assoc., Kensington, Front and Erie
Kensington Kensington
Kent Junior Club playing on the Fair Grounds at Powelton c 1870
Keystone Played on the Fair Grounds, 1870 c 1857
Landsdowne Landsdowne
Lawndale
Lenni Lenni Mills
Lighthouse Front and Erie
Linden Camden, NJ
Manayunk Manayunk
Marylebone Junior Club playing in Germantown c 1870
Melrose Melrose
Merchantville Merchantville, NJ
Merion Wynne Wood Estate, Ardmore, Haverford
Merryvale 1891
Millwood
Moorestown Moorestown, NJ 1892 to present
Modocs 1874 to 1883
Neptune c 1867
Nicetown Germantown CC’s ground, Pulaski Ave and Township line, Germantown
Norristown Norristown
North America Junior Club playing in Germantown
North End
Oakland
Olypian Junior Club playing at 25th and Jefferson, 1865 used Phila CC, 1870 played on the Fair Grounds at Powelton
Orient Junior Club playing at the Fair Grounds at Powelton
Oriole
Orpheus
Osciola
Othello Junior Club playing on the Fair Grounds at Powelton
Overbrook Overbrook
Oxford Frankford
P.R.R. Pennsylvania RR, with grounds at 52nd Street
Peabody
Penn Linden Camden, NJ 1884
Perseverence
Philadelphia Cricket Club Camden, NJ, about 3 squares S. of Federal St., near the Delaware River; earlier near St. Martin’s Station on the P.R.R. February 10, 1854
Philadelphia and Reading RR 41st and Baring Sts. 1857
Philadelphia Racquet Club
Philadelphia Wanderers 1887
Phoenixville Phoenixville
Pilgrams Organized in Edinburgh 1903
Plymouth Junior Club playing in Germantown c 1870
Quaker City Lansdowne
Radnor Wayne
Richard Baxter
Ridley Park Ridley Park
Rittenhouse
Riverton Riverton, NJ
Robin Hood Second Street Pike
Rose Hill West Philadelphia
St. Davids St. Davids
St. George Camac Estate Grounds 1859
St. Timothy’s Roxborough
Sherwood Baltimore Ave, nr. 58th St.
Southwark
Star Englidh cricketers in Germantown 1854
Star Junior Club playing in Camden, NJ c 1870
Stenton Field Club Young America Grounds. Main St and Logan Mansion, Germantown
Stetson 1884
Tacony Tacony
Tennyson Fairmount Park
Tioga Westmoreland Station
Tulpehocken Junior Club playing in Germantown c 1870
Trenton Trenton, NJ
Union Club of Englishmen. Played on the grounds of George Tichnor, on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, below Fairmount Bridge 1831
Union Club Univ. of PA students, organized by W.R. Wistar, played in Camden, NJ 1843
United Junior Club playing in Camden, NJ c 1870
University Barge Club
Univ of PA West Philadelphia
Veterans founded by W.R. Wistar 1901
Victoria
Viscose
Wakefield
Wakefield Mills in 1841challenged the best team in Philadelphia to play two games for fifty to one hundred dollars
“Walnut Cottage” Thomas Newhall’s residence between Manheim and Hansbury Sts.Germantown
Wanderers
Washington Junior Club playing in Germantown c 1870
Waverly
Wayne Wayne
West Chester West Chester
West Indians
West Philadelphia 49th and Arch Streets
Wissahickon Wissahickon
Wootton Bryn Mawr
Working Men’s CC Germantown
YMCA
Yeadon
York Road
Young America Stenton 1855 to 1890
Club Name Information Date Formed
Clubs without Playing Grounds and generally with Changing Personnel
“Country” including G. Ashbridge and C.A. Newhall about 1878
The Foresters including six of the Hargrave Family
The Gentlemen of Leasure including G.S. Patterson
The Idlers
The Incapables
The Nondescripts
The Social Arts CC including A.A. Outerbridge
“Town” including E. Hopkinson and S. Law
The United Clodhoppers