The family of GEORGE THOMPSON moved here in 1884 as the first occupants. George was born in 1877 and as a young man played for several cricket clubs including Cogenhoe Cricket Club and later Northamptonshire as an amateur. He is acknowledged as a key to establishing the County into First Class Cricket, becoming professional in 1895. He was the first Northamptonshire player to achieve 1000 runs and take 100 wickets and an illustrious player for England in several Test matches in the Edwardian era.

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The Elms
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