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New book about Glynde Butterflies stoolball

Saturday 6 August 2011, 10.28am

Maud Brand dressed for stoolball c1868 (detail) by Gertrude BrandAndrew Lusted’s new book, Glynde Butterflies 1866-1887: England’s First Female Sports Stars, is a fascinating insight into the history of stoolball and the women playing in and around Glynde at that time, and features important new discoveries from the archives including the first century scored at stoolball. Read more about Andrew’s book.

Tags: books, history