This blog traces the blurring of class divisions as Public Pleasure Gardens, Parks & Outdoor Sports Grounds evolve. These venues became gathering places to mingle with neighbors & strangers. Here people could exchange news; meet lovers; play & watch sports & games; make business deals; eat & drink; watch entertainments; & promenade to see & be seen.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Sports and Games - 1779 Women's Cricket Match
Cricket match played by the Countess of Derby and other ladies (1779) 1st recorded woman's game in England was in 1745.