|Full name||Escott Frith Loney|
21 July 1903|
|Died||19 June 1982
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Batting style||Left-handed batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium-fast bowler|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||11 July 1925 Derbyshire v Leicestershire|
|Last First-class||23 July 1927 Derbyshire v Northamptonshire|
|Source: CricketArchive, 14 October 2011|
Born in Bristol, Loney made his debut for Derbyshire in the 1925 season in July against Leicestershire with modest scores, a few overs bowling and catching the opening batsman. He played six matches for the club in 1925 with a season's best bowling of 4 for 35 against Glamorgan . In the 1926 season he played six matches with his top score of 39 not out against Warwickshire and his best bowling of 4 for 27 against Somerset. He played more matches in the 1927 season although he bowled less without taking a wicket. Loney was a left-hand batsman who played 37 innings in 25 first class matches with an average of 17.03 and a top score of 39 not out. He was a right-arm medium-fast bowler and took 20 wickets for an average of 32.50 and a best performance of 4 for 27.
By 1933 Loney had moved to Toronto in Canada, and subsequently performed in various miscellaneous matches for Canadian sides. He played a match for Toronto Cricket Club against Sir Julian Cahn's XI in 1933. In 1936 he toured England with R C Matthews' XI and he played three matches for different Canadian sides in 1937. In 1951 at the age of 48 he opened the batting in a match for Toronto against MCC scoring 58.
Loney died at Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the age of 78. He is buried in York Cemetery.