Barrow CC joined the Northern League after a long association with the North Lancashire League. The club was founder members of that league in 1892 and the First XI won the championship on twenty occasions, once jointly, and the Higson Cup four times.They lifted the Meageen Cumbrian Cup in 1998 and 2000.
In 2008 Barrow won their first honour in the Northern League when they lifted the Twenty20 Cup and achieved their highest league placing in 2010 when they finished runners-up.
Formerly based at Cavendish Park, Barrow CC have played at their present ground since 1927 when it was bequeathed by the Chairman in memory of his son Ernest Pass, who was killed in action during the First World War.
In 2012 and 2013 both Barrow First and Second teams finished Runners-uo in their respective divisions
From Junction 36 of the M6 follow the A590 to Barrow through Ulverston.
Approaching Barrow at the third, turn left on to Park Rd. and follow the signs for Furness General Hospital.
After about two miles the road drops down to a mini roundabout, turn right onto Abbey Rd.
After about a mile turn right as though you are entering the Hospital.
The ground is straight ahead.
The ECB continues to work with Sport England on the pioneering club accreditation scheme 'Clubmark' to develop a vibrant and healthy club cricket infrastructure.
Cricket clubs can play a key role in the successful delivery of Building Partnerships – cricket's strategic plan for 2006-2009 - by supporting the delivery and implementation of the following programmes:
The ECB Clubmark and community cricket clubs play a central role in all of these programmes and Clubmark will provide the standards that clubs involved in these programmes will aspire to.
In addition, it is expected that clubs who achieve the ECB Clubmark will be recognised and rewarded for their hard work and commitment to club cricket in England and Wales.
By registering to work towards ECB Clubmark, clubs join a growing number of cricket clubs across England and Wales that are prioritising junior development, creating a benchmark for high quality community club cricket.
County Cricket Development Managers can help clubs through the process of achieving ECB Clubmark Accreditation.
ECB Clubmark gives clubs an opportunity to write and implement new procedures as well as acknowledge existing practices. Cricket clubs are required to present evidence and demonstrate implementation across four different themes, culminating in the production of a Club Development Plan.
The four themes are:
For more information see www.ecb.co.uk/clubmark