Charles Grieve

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Charles Grieve
Personal information
Full name Charles Frederick Grieve
Born (1913-10-01)1 October 1913
Manila, Rizal, Philippines
Died 1 June 2000(2000-06-01) (aged 86)
Ludlow, Shropshire, England
Batting Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1936 Oxford University
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 8
Batting average 4.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 6
Balls bowled 30
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 28 February 2011

Charles Frederick Grieve (1 October 1913 in Manila, Philippines – 1 June 2000 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England) was a rugby union player who played for Scotland. He was also a notable cricketer for Guernsey and Oxford University. He was born in Manila in the Philippines and was educated at Ampleforth College in England,

Rugby union[edit]

Grieve was capped for Scotland against Wales in 1935.

Grieve was also on the 1938 British Lions tour to South Africa.

He played club rugby with Oxford University RFC


Grieve was a right-handed batsman. He represented Ampleforth on the 1st XI.[1]

Later progressing to Oxford University, he represented the University cricket club in a single first-class match against Derbyshire in 1936.[2] In this match he scored 6 runs in the University's first-innings before being dismissed by George Pope and in their second-innings he 2 runs before being dismissed by Tommy Mitchell.[3] In 1934, he had played his only match for Guernsey against the Marylebone Cricket Club in what was a non first-class fixture. Opening the batting in Guernsey's first-innings, he scored a century and in their second he scored 6 runs.[4]


  1. ^ "Other matches played by Charles Grieve". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Charles Grieve". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Oxford University v Derbyshire". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Guernsey v Marylebone Cricket Club". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 

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