Henry Lette

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Henry Lette
Personal information
Full name Henry Elms Lette
Born (1829-08-10)10 August 1829
Curramore, Tasmania, Australia
Died 15 August 1892(1892-08-15) (aged 63)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Bowling Underarm left-arm
Domestic team information
Years Team
1852 Tasmania
Career statistics
Competition First class
Matches 1
Runs scored 2
Batting average 1.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 2
Balls bowled 116
Wickets 7
Bowling average 11.57
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 4/50
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricket Archive, 15 August 2010

Henry Elms Lette (christened 10 August 1829 — 15 August 1892) was an Australian cricketer and politician.


Lette was a left-arm underarm bowler who played for Tasmania. He was born in Curramore and died in Launceston.

Lette made a single first-class appearance for the side, during the 1851-52 season, against Victoria. From the lower order, he scored 2 runs in the first innings in which he batted, and a duck in the second. Lette bowled 29 overs in the match, taking 7 wickets.[1]


Lette represented Launceston in the House of Assembly from November 1862, and was Chairman of Committees of the Tasmanian House of Assembly from July 1877 to 1892.[2][3] Lette represented Central Launceston from 1 September 1871 and North Launceston from 30 May 1877.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Henry Lette". Cricket Archive. 
  2. ^ Mennell, Philip (1892). "Wikisource link to Lette, Hon. Henry Elms". The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. London: Hutchinson & Co. Wikisource 
  3. ^ a b "The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856". Retrieved 14 November 2012.