Joseph Makinson

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J. Makinson

Joseph Makinson (born 25 August 1836 at Higher Broughton, Salford, Lancashire; died 14 March 1914 at Sale, Cheshire) was an English amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1856 to 1873.

Joseph Makinson was educated at Huddersfield College, Owen's College, Manchester and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1]A right-handed batsman, occasional wicket-keeper and right arm medium pace roundarm bowler who was mainly associated with Cambridge University and Lancashire, he made 27 known appearances in first-class matches.[2] He played for the Gentlemen in the Gentlemen v Players series.

Makinson was called to the Bar from Lincoln's Inn in 1864, and practised on the Northern Circuit. From 1878 until his death in 1914 he was the Stipendiary Magistrate of Salford.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Makinson, Joseph (MKN855J)". 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