Tyne and Wear HER(16923): Hendon, Hendon Lane, sports ground - Details
Hendon, Hendon Lane, sports ground
The first known cricket matches in Sunderland were on Monkwearmouth Shore (1801) and Roker Beach. The first formal cricket ground was laid out in 1831 on Hendon Lane, where Hendon Road now meets White House Road. The town's club became known as Sunderland Cricket Club.
Lynn Pearson, 2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, pp 74-75