William Hodsoll (1718; christened 28 October 1718 at Ash-next-Ridley, Kent – 30 November 1776 at Ash-next-Ridley), was a noted English cricketer of the mid-Georgian period. Hodsoll lived at Dartford for some years and was a tanner.
According to the description of him in Cricket, An Heroic Poem (1745) by James Love, Hodsoll was a fast (underarm) bowler and also a useful batsman. This poem was written to commemorate the famous match between Kent and All-England at the Artillery Ground in 1744, in which Hodsoll played for Kent.
- CricketArchive profile of William Hodsoll
- From Lads to Lord's – biography of William Hodsoll at the Wayback Machine (archived October 10, 2012)