Robert Webb (cricketer, born 1806)

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Robert Webb
Personal information
Full name Robert Holden Webb
Born 22 February 1806
Ham Common, Surrey
Died 10 March 1880 (1880-03-11) (aged 74)
Essendon, Hertfordshire
Batting unknown hand
Bowling underarm: unknown hand and type
Role unknown
Domestic team information
Years Team
1826–27 Cambridge University
Career statistics
Source: Arthur Haygarth, 23 June 2013

Robert Holden Webb (born 22 February 1806 at Ham Common, Surrey; died 10 March 1880 at Essendon, Hertfordshire) was an English cricketer with amateur status, later an Anglican priest.

Webb was educated at Eton and Christ's College, Cambridge.[1]He is recorded as playing for Cambridge University in three first-class matches from 1826 to 1827, totalling 24 runs with a highest score of 10 and holding no catches.[2] He was ordained as a Church of England priest in 1830 and was rector of Essendon from 1844 until his death.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Webb, Robert Holden (WB825RH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ "Robert Webb". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826). Lillywhite. 
  • Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827–1840). Lillywhite.