The history of rounders is linked to the growth of other sports, such as stool ball
, baseball and softball.
There were plenty of early games for the Mills committee to consider - stool ball
, cat and dog, one old cat, round ball, cricket and others.
Children will also have the opportunity to have a go at traditional Tudor games such as skittles, bowls, a game called stool ball
Games included rounders, days of the week, back door football or `doors', stool ball
, sevens and bouncie ball; unfortunately knockey-nine-door used to upset victims.
The controlling element is a stainless stool ball
with a choice of seal options, available in hastelloy, titanium, inconel, or bronze.
Stool ball was undoubtedly the precursor to cricket and was played by milkmaids.
Stool ball, creag, and hand-in-and-hand-out seem to have been played by different classes: stool ball by female manual laborers; creag by the youthful aristocracy; hand-in-and-hand-out by potentially combatant males.