Richard Fielder

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Richard Fielder (born 1758 in East Malling, Kent; died 1826 in Gravesend, Kent) was an English professional cricketer who made 20 known appearances in first-class cricket matches between 1790 and 1801.


He was mainly associated with Kent but also represented Surrey and All-England. He was noted as "a very fine field and catch".[1]

Personal life[edit]

Fielder was a horse trainer who, in 1792, eloped with a Miss Cage, of Milgate, near Maidstone. Apparently she was one of his riding pupils. Afterwards they kept the Woolpack Inn, near Tenterden.[1]


  1. ^ a b Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744-1826), Lillywhite, 1862

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