William Ellis (cricketer)
|Full name||William Ellis|
28 August 1876|
Whitwell, Derbyshire, England
|Died||22 January 1931
Crimble Moor, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, England
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||16 May 1898 Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire|
|Last First-class||25 June 1906 Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire|
Source: , April 2012
Ellis' first-class cricketing career began for Derbyshire in the 1898 season, making his debut against Nottinghamshire in the County Championship. He made two further appearances during the season, against Lancashire and Essex. In the 1899 season he played in seven games and scored his only half-century, against Leicestershire. He played three matches in the 1901 season one against London County and the others in the County Championship. He played in five matches in the 1903 season and one final first-class game, in the 1906 season.
Ellis was a lower-order batsman for the team playing 32 innings in 18 Matches. His highest score was 58 and he averaged 12.03. He was also an occasional, though unsuccessful bowler, as he never took a first class wicket.
Ellis died at Crimble Moor at the age of 55.
- British Census 1881
- William Ellis at Cricket Archive