Fonds 524

Fonds Number: 524

Title: Gordon Monkman fonds

Creator: Gordon Monkman and his son, Cy Monkman

Dates of Material: 1913 – c. 1950

Physical Description: 2 inches

Scope and Contents:
Photographs and historical notes related to the history of cricket in Peterborough.

Access Conditions:
Open to researchers.

Possible or not likely.

Custodial History:
Donated to Trent Valley Archives by Cy Monkman, August 201514.

Biographical Sketch/ Administrative History
Duncan Thomas Bath (1921-2013), in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, 1945, and worked as a CGE electrical eginee for 41 years. He was married to Isabel (nee Shearer), and had one son, Warren (Janet) who had two children, Cameron an Aaron.

Access points
Peterborough Cricket Club
Whitaker Cricket Club
Peterborough Whitaker Cricket Club
Viscount Alexander of Tunis
Nicholls Oval
Peterborough Exhibition Grounds (Morrow Park)

File Listing:
0 Notes on the collection
1 Cricket the first team sport [typescript from John Driscoll’s history of sports]
2 Cricket Club [copies of newspaper stories related to cricket in Peterborough]
3 Peterborough Whitaker Cricket Club
4 Cricket Club 1945
5 Cricket Club photos, 5 photos, 1913- c.1950
6 Peterborough Cricket Club 1948 and visit with Viscount Alexander of Tunis; includes framed photograph and identification of people in photo.
7 Bermuda cricketeers at Nicholls Oval, 1950 (news coverage)
8 Memories page Cricket Club, 1st Xi, 1925
9 Outsize photographs
9a Peterborough Cricket Club, 1st Xi, 1925, with identifications C. Conner-Fenton; F. Dyer; E.Massey-Cooke; C. V. Elliott; F. D. M. Hammond; C. D. Hewett; W. Stocker; G. Monkman; G.Coutts; C. A. Thorpe; R. N. Stuart; G. R. Langley; P. Manning
9b Cricket Field, Exhibition Grounds, 1925; most people identified
C. Conner-Fenton; Frank Dyer; E. Massey-Cooke; C. V. Elliott; D. Hammond; Dr. Hewitt; Gordon Monkman; George Coutts; Charles Thorpe; R.N. Stuart; G. Langley; Paul Manning; Walter Stocker, umpire.
9c Peterborough Cricket Club, 1st Xi, 1924
E. Rigby, umpire; P. Manning; F. Dyer; H. Tamplet; W. Stocker, umpire; C. Duggan; G. Coutts,president; G. R. Langley, Captain; C. Thorpe, Vice-Capt.; J. H. Johnson; H. Foster; R. N. Stuart, Sec Treas; R. Dyer; S. Rigby.