Stanley Hill

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Stanley Hill
Personal information
Full name Stanley Hill
Born (1885-08-02)2 August 1885
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died 10 May 1970(1970-05-10) (aged 84)
Englefield Green, Surrey, England
Batting Right-hand batsman
Role Batsman
Relations C Hill, LR Hill, A Hill, H Hill, P Hill (brothers), W Hill-Smith (nephew)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1912 New South Wales
1909–11 South Australia
First-class debut 13 November 1909 South Australia v Victoria
Last First-class 8 November 1912 New South Wales v Western Australia
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 12
Runs scored 372
Batting average 16.90
100s/50s 0/2
Top score 62
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 3/–
Source: CricketArchive, 15 December 2008

Stanley Hill (22 August 1885 in Adelaide, South Australia – 10 May 1970 in Englefield Green, Surrey, England) was an Australian cricketer who played for South Australia and New South Wales. A right-handed batsman, he made his first-class debut for South Australia in 1909 against Victoria, playing 11 matches before making his final first-class appearance, for New South Wales, in 1912.

Hill scored two half-centuries in 22 first-class innings; his highest score of 62 was for South Australia against New South Wales in 1910.[1]

Early life[edit]

Hill was born in 1885 in Adelaide, South Australia, to Henry John Hill (known as John) and his wife Rebecca, née Saunders.[2] Hill was one of eight sons and eight daughters in a family that was heavily involved in cricket. His father scored a century (102 not out) for North Adelaide against the touring Kent County Cricket Club, reportedly the first century scored at the Adelaide Oval.[3] The third son, Clem, played 49 Tests for Australia. Five other brothers played for South Australia and in 1912–1913 there were several instances of three Hill brothers in the same representative team.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ New South Wales v South Australia, 11 January 1910. CricketArchive. Retrieved on 15 December 2008.
  2. ^ Daly, John A. (1983). "Hill, Clement (Clem) (1877 - 1945)". Australian Dictionary of Biography - Online Edition. Australian National University. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  3. ^ a b Pollard (1988), pp. 530–533.


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