Shepway StragglersCricket Club
The Shepway Stragglers are a long established wandering Cricket Club, founded in 1947, playing at picturesque grounds across Kent.
During the winter of 1947, after an inaugural fixture among friends in 1946 the Shepway Stragglers were founded and so named.
A committee was formed of: WJS Fletcher MC, H Pares, V Collins, GA Hardy, Lt.Cdr. NCM Findlay, HSG Torrens, Lt.Col. AWC May MC.
A fixture list was arranged and an umpire, E Gray, appointed.
Some 75 years ago, Wyndham Fletcher and a group of friends founded the Shepway Stragglers Cricket Club. Cricket in the Kent countryside seemed like the perfect way to leave the war behind them. Why “Shepway Stragglers”? Shepway was the name of Wyndham’s house, and...