Timeline

1857

A timeline of news, stories and pictures from 1857.

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Alfred Taylor's Cricket Success!

18 July 1857

Cricket at Kidlington

In 1857 the Headington Brass Band were reported playing a cricket match against Kidlington... and winning! Among the players was Headington Carpenter Alfred Taylor, supposed founder of the band, and his three brothers.