Robert Broughton (cricketer)
Robert John Porcher Broughton (born 11 July 1816 at Farnham, Surrey; died 15 June 1911 at Callipers Hall, Chipperfield, Hertfordshire) was an English amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1836 to 1864.
Robert Broughton was educated at Harrow and Clare College, Cambridge. Mainly associated with Cambridge University and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), he made 26 known appearances in first-class matches. Broughton was an outstanding fielder who specialised at cover point.
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