• Beyond a Boundary Graham Trent Cumberbatch

    A Cricketing Cumberbatch Family

    Beyond a Boundary - Barbados cricket clubs were exclusively for whites until Graham Trent Cumberbatch changed the face of cricket by helping to establish the Spartan Cricket Club in 1893. The three Cs paved the way for the cricketing greats to come including one of the three Ws.

  • Clyde Cumberbatch

    Clyde Cumberbatch

    Umpire Clyde Cumberbatch, right, with fellow umpire Lloyd Barker of Barbados. A fast bowler turned cricket umpire from Trinidad. Read about his career as a cricketer turned umpire.
    Growing up, I remember seeing Cricket Umpire Clyde Cumberbatch on the television. So I knew back then that there was another Cumberbatch out there. By Bob Cumberbatch

  • Jimmy Cumberbatch

    James Jimmy Cumberbatch

    James Jimmy Cumberbatch scores two tries in his debut against France

    Viv Anderson broke through as the first black player to represent England at football in 1978, but rugby league had already beaten this achievement by more than forty years when Jimmy Cumberbatch ran out for England against France in 1937 (Source: The Glory of their Times Edited by Phil Melling, Tony Collins)

  • Val Cumberbatch

    Valentine 'Val' Cumberbatch