Gentlemen of Essex v Gentlemen of Suffolk
Other matches in England 1877
VenueOld County Ground, Brentwood on 5th, 6th June 1877 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossGentlemen of Suffolk won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresT Baldwin, A Brown
Close of play day 1Gentlemen of Essex (1) 68/5 (Growse 23*, Wilkes 25*)

Gentlemen of Suffolk first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Gardnerb Meares13      
JG Francisnot out94  3-  
TS Curteisst Grimston b Nicholas8      
JC Turnerc Grimston b Bullock27      
A Foster-Melliarrun out6      
HP Clarkc Bullock b Meares1      
A Blakec Gardiner b Meares13      
DB Roffeyc Escott b Meares1      
J Francisc Wilkes b Escott9      
E Gardinerb Escott0      
E Hawkinsb Escott4      
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 96 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-24 (Gardner), 2-? (Curteis), 3-100 (Turner), 4-? (Foster-Melliar), 5-? (Clark), 6-? (Blake), 7-? (Roffey), 8-? (J Francis), 9-? (Gardiner), 10-185 (Hawkins, 96 ov)
Gentlemen of Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meares32   12544--
Nicholas25   5521--
Escott12   2273--
Thompson3   070--
Growse8   480--
Bullock7   2141--
Reid5   070--
Earle4   170--

Gentlemen of Essex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CHS Escottb Curteis0      
H Bullockb Curteis3      
JH Earleb Blake2      
WE Grimstonb Blake10      
EF Growsenot out65      
*GB Mearesb Blake0      
J Wilkesb Blake25      
CH Thompsonb Curteis8      
TO Nicholasb Curteis34      
WS Gardinerb Curteis0      
CF Reidb Curteis14      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(all out, 121 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Escott), 2-? (Bullock), 3-? (Earle), 4-? (Grimston), 5-? (Meares), 6-68 (Wilkes), 7-81 (Thompson), 8-154 (Nicholas), 9-154 (Gardiner), 10-172 (Reid, 121 ov)
Gentlemen of Suffolk bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Curteis37   165961-
Blake39   19414--
JG Francis25   8310--
Gardner3   180--
J Francis12   6130--
Foster-Melliar5   190--

Gentlemen of Suffolk second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Gardnerc and b Escott4      
JG Francisb Growse32      
TS Curteisretired out48      
JC Turnerb Meares13      
A Foster-Melliarb Meares1      
HP Clarknot out32      
A Blakeb Bullock29      
DB Roffeyb Bullock0      
J Francislbw b Grimston0      
E Gardinerb Grimston2      
E Hawkinsb Grimston3      
Extras(11 b, 4 lb)15
Total(all out, 97 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Gardner), 2-60 (Curteis), 3-95 (Turner), 4-105 (Foster-Melliar), 5-111 (JG Francis), 6-154 (Blake), 7-154 (Roffey), 8-154 (J Francis), 9-161 (Gardiner), 10-179 (Hawkins, 97 ov)
Gentlemen of Essex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meares30   14482--
Nicholas5   1170--
Escott13   6281--
Thompson6   2100--
Growse10   3111--
Bullock20   7332--
Reid3   080--
Grimston10   293--

T.S.Curteis in the second innings had to leave to catch a train. S & B show him not out, but I have given him out





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