A Season's Fame
This tells the story of how Arthur Collins, then a thirteen-year-old pupil at Clifton, scored 628 not out in a Junior School house match on the Close at Clifton which was played over five days in June, 1899. As the score mounted Collins' feat attracted the attention of the media of the day and, to his great embarrassment, he became nationally famous and has remained so because his score is still the official record. He became a professional soldier and was killed in action in 1914.
Published as a 24-page pamphlet by the Bristol Branch of the Historical Association, The University, Bristol, 1991. Reprinted 1999. A collector's item among cricket enthusiasts.