Frank Barrs

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Frank Barrs
Personal information
Full name Frank Arthur Barrs
Born (1871-04-23)23 April 1871
Repton Park, Derbyshire, England
Died 16 December 1963(1963-12-16) (aged 92)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Batting style Left-handed batsman
Bowling style Left-arm fast bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
19001901 Derbyshire
First-class debut 17 May 1900 Derbyshire v Surrey
Last First-class 13 June 1901 Derbyshire v Worcestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 3
Runs scored 68
Batting average 13.60
100s/50s 0/ 1
Top score 68
Balls bowled 36
Wickets 1
Bowling average 29.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1-17
Catches/stumpings 0/-
Source: [1], April 2012

Frank Arthur Barrs (24 April 1871 – 16 December 1963) was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire in 1900 and 1901.

Barrs was born in Repton Park, the son of Henry Barrs, a farmer and his wife Elizabeth.[1] He made his Derbyshire debut in the 1900 season in May against Surrey and in his first innings scored his best innings total of 58. He made ten more runs in his career in one further match in 1900 and a single game in the 1901 season.

Barrs was a left-handed batsman and played five innings in three first class matches with an average of 13.6 and a top score of 58. He was a left-arm fast bowler and took one wicket in six overs at a cost of 29 runs.[2]

Barrs emigirated to South Dakota in 1908 and after 3 months went on to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He played a match for Vancouver against the Australians in 1913. He lived for the rest of his life in Vancouver where he died aged 92.


  1. ^ British Census 1881
  2. ^ Frank Barrs at Cricket Archive