Tom Sewell senior

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Tom Sewell (extreme right) and other members of William Clarke's All-England Eleven in 1847.

Thomas ("Tom") Sewell (born 5 May 1806 at Mitcham, Surrey; died 1 November 1888 at Riverhead, Kent) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1830 to 1853.

A right-handed batsman, occasional wicket-keeper and slow underarm bowler who was mainly associated with Surrey, he made 117 known appearances in first-class matches.[1] He represented the Players in the Gentlemen v Players series and was an original member of William Clarke's All-England Eleven.

His brother, William Sewell, played twice for Surrey, and his son, Tom Sewell junior, had a substantial career with Surrey and the All-England Eleven.


  1. ^ CricketArchive. Retrieved on 2 December 2008.

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Further reading[edit]

  • H S Altham, A History of Cricket, Volume 1 (to 1914), George Allen & Unwin, 1962
  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volumes 1-11 (1744–1870), Lillywhite, 1862–72