Charles Halliley

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Charles Halliley (5 December 1852 – 23 March 1929) was an English first-class cricketer, who played three matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1872,[1] against Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, and Surrey respectively.

Halliley was born in Earlsheaton, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, and was a right-handed batsman. Yorkshire lost the Roses Match at Bramall Lane by 42 runs, with Halliley opening his first-class career with a duck and then two runs batting at number 3 in the order. He was promoted in the order to open against Notts, scoring his career best 17 in the first innings, but was out for a duck second time round as Yorkshire lost by six runs. He opened again against Surrey, scoring 8, and Yorkshire won by ten wickets thanks to a century from Ephraim Lockwood. In total, he scored 27 runs at an average of 5.40, with a top score of 17. He did not bowl but took two catches.[1]

For XVII Colts of England v United North of England XI at Dewsbury in 1872, Halliley made his first-class top score of 52 not out. He also played in other matches against England XIs in 1872.

Halliley died in March 1929 in Ravensthorpe, Yorkshire.


  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 369. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4.