Dr Victor Blake, Team Captain, Ventnor Cricket Club. In 1885 Major Dudley Hambrough offered a lease on a field in Steephill Castle grounds which became Ventnor Cricket Club. A pavilion opened in 1892 and, in 1899 Ventnor defeated Newport to become First Division Champions. A photo taken 1903-4 shows President William Mew Judd and the Captain Dr Victor Blake. A brief biography of Dr Blake follows. By Lesley Telford.
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