Henry Stanley (cricketer)

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Henry Stanley
Personal information
Full name Henry Thomas Stanley
Born (1873-08-20)20 August 1873
Belgravia, London, England
Died 16 September 1900(1900-09-16) (aged 27)
Hekpoort, Transvaal, South Africa
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Unknown
Domestic team information
Years Team
1894–1899 Somerset
1897–1898 MCC
FC debut 24 May 1894 Somerset v Oxford University
Last FC 20 July 1899 Somerset v Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 63
Runs scored 1691
Batting average 14.96
100s/50s 1/4
Top score 127
Balls bowled 262
Wickets 9
Bowling average 27.77
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 2/11
Catches/stumpings 27/–
Source: [1], 2 May 2010

Henry Thomas Stanley (20 August 1873 – 16 September 1900) was an English cricketer who played 63 first-class matches for Somerset County Cricket Club and the MCC between 1894 and 1899. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the service of the West Somerset Yeoman Cavalry, and was killed in action during the Second Boer War, at Hekpoort, South Africa in 1900.[1] Grave found at Krugersdorp West cemetery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1102.

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