Lancashire County Cricket Club was formed 149 years ago today when 13 clubs met in Manchester to form a County Club.
The leading members of the Manchester Cricket Club (who had moved to Old Trafford in 1857) organised a meeting at the Queen's Hotel in Manchester for the purpose of forming a County club.
Thirteen clubs were represented and on the 12th January 1864 Lancashire County Cricket Club was born.
The 13 clubs were: Accrington, Ashton, Blackburn, Broughton, Huyton, Liverpool, Longsight, Manchester, Northern CC (Crosby), Oldham, Western CC (a Manchester CC off-shoot), Whalley, Wigan.
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14/04/14 150 YEARS OF LANCASHIRE CRICKET
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