1837 English cricket season
The 1837 English cricket season saw the beginning of Kent's greatest period.
Kent was proclaimed Champion County and this marks the beginning of a great period in the county's history. The team claimed a total of eight titles between 1837 and 1849. Mainstays of the Kent team in those years included Alfred Mynn, Fuller Pilch, Nicholas Felix, Ned Wenman and William Hillyer.
Fuller Pilch was the leading runscorer with 372 @ 26.57
Other leading batsmen were: EG Wenman, EH Grimston, T Box, J Cobbett, J Broadbridge, G Millyard
William Lillywhite was the leading wicket-taker with 99
Other leading bowlers were: S Redgate, J Cobbett, J Bayley, J Broadbridge, JH Kirwan, TM Adams, CG Taylor
- Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827-1840), Lillywhite, 1862
- H S Altham, A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914), George Allen & Unwin, 1962
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