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Rob Curphey is MCC's Archivist.
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2015 landmarks for Lord's

MCC Archvist Rob Curphey looks ahead to some Lord's milestones in 2015. Read more

Hollywood and cricket

In his latest blog, Robert Curphey discovers the moment that Gubby Allen met Frankenstein and other Hollywood stories from Lord's. Read more

Rest of the World memories

With MCC set to take on Rest of the World at Lord's on Saturday 5 July, MCC Archivist Rob Curphey looks at previous Rest of the World matches at the H... Read more

Lord's and the Great War

With 2014 being the Centenary of the beginning of the First World War, archivist Robert Curphey looks at the impact war had on Lord's. Read more

Letters from India - MCC's 1964 tour

Ahead of India's tour to England this year, archivist Rob Curphey looks at MCC's trip to the sub-continent in 1964. Read more

A history of footballing cricketers

In his latest blog, archivist Rob Curphey discovers which cricketers could also light up football grounds as their winter job. Read more

Christmas tales from the archive

In his latest Archivist Blog, Robert Curphey discovers some Christmas tales from years gone-by at the Home of Cricket. Read more

England Down Under in the 1950s

Archivist Rob Curphey discovers 'fines', a disgruntled mother and the necessity of clean teeth as he examines MCC's 1958/59 Ashes tour to Australia. Read more

Trueman, Boycott and the Frozen Ducks

MCC Archivist Rob Curphey recounts one of the more bizarre stories he's uncovered from the collections at Lord's - the tale of the 1964 Ashes and the ... Read more

Cross Arrows CC: A history

In his latest blog for, archivist Rob Curphey uncovers some fascinating facts as he looks at the history of the Cross Arrows Cricket Club. Read more
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