Edward Blore (cricketer)

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Edward William Blore (born 24 January 1828 at Marylebone, London; died 24 June 1885 at Trinity College, Cambridge) was an English amateur cricketer and clergyman. He who played first-class cricket from 1848 to 1855.

He was a son of Edward Blore, and was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] A right-handed batsman and right arm slow roundarm bowler who was mainly associated with Cambridge University and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), he made 18 known appearances in first-class matches.[2]

Blore founded the Quidnuncs club with Frederick Hayes Whymper. He was ordained deacon in 1854, and priest in 1855.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blore, Edward William (BLR846EW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ CricketArchive. Retrieved on 17 November 2008.

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Further reading[edit]

  • H S Altham, A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914), George Allen & Unwin, 1962
  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volumes 1-11 (1744-1870), Lillywhite, 1862-72