Archive curated by KCHT Heritage Officer Ian Phipps


Just before Christmas 2023, former Kent captain and England player Chris Tavaré kindly donated a large number of items from his personal collection of county and international mementoes, medals, trophies and treasures.


Chris in the Kent Cricket shop with a multi-signed cricket bat commemorating his 1988 Benefit Season plus an Evening Standard plate for Cricketer of the Month for May 1980.

Chris' 1976 John Player League champions medal in its original box. Kent beat four other counties with 10-6 records to win the title on run rate.

A collection of trophies, awards, goblets and bowls from Chris' career plus a carriage clock to celebrate the 1977 Championship winning season

(Kent Women 1946-67)
CECILIA ROBINSON blazer Kent Women 1946-67

Jan 2023:Many thanks to our friends at Somerset CCC's Cricket Museum for recently donating Cecilia Robinson's Kent blazer and skirt.

Cecilia played for the County between 1949 and 1967, and appeared in 14 Test Matches for England (six as captain) with two centuries.

For many years, she was a teacher at Roedean School. Born in 1924, Cecilia died in November 2021, at the grand age of 97.


(Kent & England)

Doug Wright's MCC blazer from a tour of South Africa in 1938/39.



Painting of Frank Woolley
by artist Suzanne Norfolk.



Painting of Alan Knott
by artist Theodore Ramos.



Painting of Colin Cowdrey
hanging in the Kent Cricket office.


1906 County Champions cricket bat signed by the Kent team inc Woolley.



17th century cricket scoring notch - displayed with two cricket balls and Bulli soil brought back from a Sydney Test match by Les Ames. 



Random selection of cricketing trophies, cups and bowls that have been won or awarded to Kent Cricket over the years.


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In the summer of 2022, the BBC TV's 'Antiques Roadshow' called in at Belmont House.
The KCHT were invited along to show off some of the Club's treasures. KCCC legend John Shepherd met up with Cranbrook auctioneer Raj Bisram to look at a few choice items including a painting of John.

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A small selection of the KCCC archive held by the KCHT

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