Charles Littlehales

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Charles Littlehales
Personal information
Full name Charles Gough Littlehales
Born (1871-05-20)20 May 1871
Bulphan, Essex, England
Died 28 August 1945(1945-08-28) (aged 74)
Wickham Bishops, Essex,
Batting Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1896–1904 Essex
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 6
Runs scored 109
Batting average 12.11
100s/50s –/–
Top score 23
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 4/1
Source: Cricinfo, 31 October 2011

Rev. Charles Gough Littlehales M.A. (20 May 1871 – 28 August 1945) was an English cricketer. Littlehales was a right-handed batsman who fielded as a wicket-keeper. He was born at Bulphan, Essex and was educated at Forest School, Walthamstow,[1] before later attending Exeter College, Oxford.

Littlehales made his first-class debut for Essex against Surrey in the 1896 County Championship. He made five further first-class appearances for Essex, the last of which came against Leicestershire in the 1904 County Championship.[2] In his six first-class appearances, he scored 109 runs at an average of 12.11, with a high score of 23. Behind the stumps he took 4 catches and made a single stumping.[3]

A member of the Anglican Clergy, Littlehales worked as a Reverend at Allensmore, Herefordshire from 1930 to at least 1941.[4] Littlehales died at Wickham Bishops, Essex on 28 August 1945.


  1. ^ "Wisden - Obituaries in 1945". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Charles Littlehales". CricketArchive. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Charles Littlehales". CricketArchive. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Allensmore Kellys Herefordshire and Shropshire Directory 1941". Archived from the original on 9 May 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 

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