John Boden

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John George Boden (27 December 1848 – 3 January 1928)[1] was an English first-class cricketer, who played one match for Yorkshire County Cricket Club against the Australian touring team at Bramall Lane, Sheffield in 1878.

Born in Birstall, near Batley, Yorkshire, Boden was a right hand batsman and wicket-keeper. He scored six runs in his only innings before being bowled by Allen.[1] He also caught G. H. Bailey off the bowling of Yorkshire's Billy Bates for 23. Yorkshire won the match by nine wickets.

Boden also appeared for XX11 Colts v MCC at Lord's in 1878. He was the founder of a decorating business and estate agency in Ilkley.

He died in 3 January 1928 in Ilkley, aged 79 years.


  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 364. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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