W. Shelton (Leicestershire cricketer)

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W. Shelton
Personal information
Full name unknown
Born c.1800
Batting style unknown hand
Bowling style underarm: unknown hand and type
Role unknown
Domestic team information
Years Team
1826–28 Sheffield and Leicester (combined team)
1824–29 Leicester Cricket Club
Career statistics
Source: Arthur Haygarth, 23 June 2013

W. Shelton (first name and dates unknown) was an English cricketer who was recorded in two first-class matches from 1826 to 1828 when he played for a combined Sheffield and Leicester team, totalling 10 runs with a highest score of 7 and holding two catches. He took four wickets with a best analysis of 3/13. Shelton played for Leicester Cricket Club from 1824 to 1829.[1]


  1. ^ "W. Shelton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 


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