Rice Price

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Rice Price (born 3 January 1807 at Wroughton, Wiltshire; died 30 November 1845 at Oxford) was an English cricketer with amateur status. He was associated with Oxford University and made his first-class debut in 1827.[1]

Price was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford, where he matriculated on 21 January 1826 and on 26 January became a "Founder's-kin Fellow".[2] He remained at New College for the rest of his life: after graduating he became a Church of England priest and was dean of arts in 1834, bursar in 1835 and dean of divinity from 1836.[3] He died at New College.[4] His name "Rice" is an anglicised version of Welsh Rhys.


  1. ^ "Rice Price". CricketArchive. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  2. ^ The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record. III. London: C. & J. Rivington. 1826. p. 537. 
  3. ^ Foster, Joseph (1888). Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886. 3. Oxford: Parker and Co. p. 1149. 
  4. ^ "Deaths". The Spectator. 6 December 1845. p. 19. 


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