In 1880 the Canterbury Cricket and Athletic Sports Company purchased a ground on Ferry Road in Christchurch, which they named Lancaster Park. This pavilion was put up and the first game was played against a visiting England side in January 1882.
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Canterbury Museum, Canterbury Pilgrims and Early Settlers' Association Collection
Photograph by Burton Brothers
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