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They took their cricket seriously in the 19th century. While researching the history of education at the State Archives of New South Wales, I came across a minute of a meeting of the New South Wales Council of Education about cricket. This august body decided to give their office employees time off to attend the England v New South Wales cricket match in 1876. Are there any employers who give their workers time off for cricket today? For more of this story: http://stumblingpast.wordpress.com/2010/11/28/cricket-in-sydney-1876/
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Jun 29, 2012