• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002082

Betty Wilson interviewed by Nicola Henningham [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 5755
  • Date Range 3-Jan-07 - 3-Jan-07
  • Description

    3 sound files (ca. 129 min.) Betty Wilson was considered to be Australia’s greatest women’s player of cricket. She was a household name in post war Australia and dubbed “the female Bradman”. Wilson became the first Test cricketer (male or female) to make a century and claim 10 wickets against England. She was inducted into Australia’s Sports Hall of Fame (1985) After her retirement she maintained a strong interest in women’s cricket becoming a much-loved and respected figure.

  • Access Access open for research, personal copies and public use.
  • Finding Aid Corrected transcript (typescript, 76 leaves)

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Wilson, Rebecca (Betty) (1921 - 2010)
    • Henningham, Nicola (1960 - )