William Barton (English cricketer)

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William Barton (January 1777 at Finsbury, Middlesex – 7 January 1825 at Westminster) was an English cricketer who played mainly for Middlesex.

Little is known of Barton personally but he was an accomplished batsman and an occasional wicketkeeper. His known career of 49 major matches was from 1795 to 1817.

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Further reading[edit]

  • G B Buckley, Fresh Light on 18th Century Cricket, Cotterell, 1935
  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744-1826), Lillywhite, 1862
  • H T Waghorn, The Dawn of Cricket, Electric Press, 1906