The "Woolpack" cricket ground, Islington

The Woolpack cricket ground was an 18th-century cricket venue in Islington, used for matches in 1729 and 1732.

The ground's location has been described as behind the Woolpack Inn.[1]

Two known matches were played at the Woolpack. In August 1729, Gentlemen of Middlesex v Gentlemen of London was due to take place at the Woolpack Back Gate near Sadler's Wells". In August 1732, London v Middlesex was advertised to be played in "the field behind the Woolpack at Islington".[2]


  1. ^ Bryant, John (2005). "Where was the White Conduit?". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 February 2015.
  2. ^ Buckley, G. B. (1935). Fresh Light on 18th Century Cricket. Cotterell. p.7.