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|Full name||Edward Thomas Austen|
|Born||28 January 1820
Chawton, Hampshire, England
|Died||10 June 1908
Barfrestone, Kent, England
|Domestic team information|
|1844||Marylebone Cricket Club|
|Source: Cricinfo, 5 January 2014|
The son of Sir Francis William Austen and Mary Gibson, Austen was born at Chawton, Hampshire. He was a nephew to the novelist Jane Austen. He studied at St John's College, Oxford, gaining his BA in 1846 and his MA in 1850. He played a single first-class cricket match for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) against Oxford University in 1844 at the Magdalen Ground, Oxford. In a match which Oxford University won by 5 runs, Austen was run out for a duck in the MCC's first-innings, while he ended their second not out on 3.
- "Jane Austen family". www.janeaustensfamily.co.uk. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
- Foster, Joseph (9 March 2010). Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886. Charleston: Nabu Press. p. 41. ISBN 1147007063.
- "First-Class Matches played by Edward Austen". CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
- "Oxford University v Marylebone Cricket Club, 1844". CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 January 2014.