Sir John Moore Foundation

J J Robinson, the youngest of 5 sons to attend Appleby school, entering in 1883 (photo as a cricketer & school prize).

JJ Robinson studied law at St. John's, Cambridge. Involved in cricket and rugby - he was the first Appleby boy to get his "blue". In a match against MCC, he caught W.G. Grace out in first match (for 139) and bowled him out in the second (for 196)! Played rugby internationally in 1902.

I the main Collection SJM2015.2 (school book prize certificate).

Object Title: J J Robinson, the youngest of 5 sons to attend Appleby school

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Descendents living in York visited the school in 2015 to donate memorabilia.

Associated era: 18th Century

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