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Our Heritage

The Pelham Buckle became the family emblem in 1356 when it was said to be awarded to John de Pelham for his part in the capture of King John of France at the battle of Poitiers.

In 1412 King Henry 1V bequeathed the village of Crowhurst and its surrounding area to his Chancellor Sir John Pelham and so began the history of Crowhurst Park. The Pelham family became great land owners and influential members of various governments. They built the Church at Crowhurst which still proudly bears the Pelham Buckle. The original Manor House was built close by but was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in the 17th century in its current location. The Pelham Buckle can be seen on many prominent buildings throughout Crowhurst and the surrounding parishes.

The Pelham family engaged various people to manage the estate as Lord of the Manor. This befell on the Papillon family and it is reported that on the 28th May 1895 a cricket match between Crowhurst Park and Crowhurst took place in the park gardens Philip Oxenden Papillon, his four sons and other members of the family made up most of the Park team.

It was one of Philip Oxendens Papillon’s predecessors who formed Crowhurst Park Cricket Club in 1836. Early fixtures were played in the Park gardens before moving to the current location. The Pelham family owned Crowhurst Park until 1942

The Pelham Buckle remains a central part of Crowhurst Park Cricket Club’s emblem representing the historic strength of one of the oldest cricket clubs in the country.

Breaking News

Pre Season Training including U14 and older is now taking place on Mondays at 8.00pm to 9.30pm at Claremont Senior School - Bodium                          Contact Paul Brookes 07841 472739

International Cricket coming to Crowhurst Park :- CPCC will be entertaining the world famous Lashings All Stars on Sunday 28th June. It will be a great fun filled day for all to enjoy. There will be a junior tournament during the morning, a Corporate Hospitality lunch, followed by a T20 match against the All Stars. Watch this space for further details. If you are interested in purchasing a table at the Corporate Lunch contact Justin Harley 07947 354304 or email 

Dates For Your Diary

Sunday 12th April
Working Party
Install Nets
Sat / Sun 18/19 April
Ground Force Weekend

Sat 25 April
Pre season friendly
1st X1 v Old Elthamians (H)
Pre season friendly
3rd /4th X1 v Robertsbridge (A)
Pre season Social & Registration Evening

Sat 2nd May
Pre season friendly
2nds / 1st X1 v Little Common (H)
Pre season friendly
3rd / 4th X1 v Priory 3rd X1 (A)
Sun 3rd May
Village Knock Out Cup
V Bells Yew Green
Sat 9th May
League Season Starts
 1st 2nd 3rd & 4th X1



Our Sponsors & Supporters

We are delighted to have Claremont School as our official club sponsor and proud to wear their logo on our match shirts. Our partnership includes priority access to Claremont Senior School new and fully equipped sports hall as our Centre of Excellence. The centre' officially opened by former England stars Mike Yardy & Ed Giddings, enables our team of ECB qualified coaches to deliver coaching of the highest standards to young cricketers from clubs & schools in the community. 

Claremont School announce their forthcoming Open Mornings on May 8th & May 9th for more details visit

Our ground is located within the Crowhurst Park Holiday Village in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Our Club and its members are always grateful for the encouragement & support of our President Mr Colin Simmons

We are also grateful to have Bartlett Seat as our Lashings OfficialMatch Day Sponsor. You will see Bartlett Seat logo on all of our Lashings publicity