Rounders England

Rounders England celebrated it’s 70th year in 2013 and have varied collections which celebrate the organisations history over the years, from it’s infancy as the National Rounders Association.


Rounders England collects memorabilia and gathers documents and resources from within the Rounders community, currently archived in Sheffield.

Present artefacts date from as far back as 1939 and include:

  • VHS tapes of rounders showcase events from 1991 and gameplay from 1997 and 1998.
  • Original rules of the game publications dating back from 1939 to present time.
  • Newsletters from throughout the 1950’s.
  • Annual reports throughout 1980 – 2010.
  • Coaching publications from 1958 and a rounders players publication from 1970
    and 1976.
  • Original copies of development plans and strategy leaflets from present day.
  • Original copies of 8 match programmes from various dates between 1978 – 2000.
  • A vintage rounders bat and ball (age unknown).
  • A backstop faceguard that was traditionally worn in the 1990’s.
  • Claire’s Accessories branded sponsorship from a event includes a t-shirt, a cap and bag.
  • Event photographs from across the years.
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This collection entry was last updated on 23/09/2021. Information incorrect or out-of-date?