William Baldock

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William Baldock
WF Baldock, Somerset cricketer.jpg
Personal information
Full name William Frederick Baldock
Born (1900-08-01)1 August 1900
Wellington, Somerset, England
Died 30 December 1941(1941-12-30) (aged 41)
Terengganu, Malaysia
Batting style Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1920–1936 Somerset
First-class debut 2 June 1920 Somerset v Oxford University
Last First-class 1 July 1936 Somerset v Surrey
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 10
Runs scored 238
Batting average 17.00
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 63*
Catches/stumpings 2/–
Source: CricketArchive, 20 December 2009

William Frederick Baldock (1 August 1900 – 30 December 1941) was an English cricketer who played ten first-class matches for Somerset County Cricket Club from 1920 to 1936. A right-handed batsman, his top-score for Somerset was 63 not out,[1] made against the Indians in 1936.[2]

William Baldock was the son of Colonel W.S. Baldock and Mary. Baldock was working in Malaya as a Conservator of Forests and was serving as a Private with the 2nd (Selangor) Battalion, Federated Malay States Volunteer Force when he died on 30 December 1941, aged 41.


  1. ^ "Player Profile: William Baldock". CricketArchive. Retrieved 20 December 2009. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "Somerset v Indians". CricketArchive. 9 May 1936. Retrieved 20 December 2009. (Subscription required (help)). 

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