William Harvey (priest)
William Wigan Harvey (17 January 1810 – 7 May 1883) was an English cleric and academic. Born at Great Stanmore, he was educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge. He became a Fellow of King's in 1831, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London. Later he was rector of Buckland, and then of Ewelme, a controversial appointment that brought criticism on William Gladstone. He died at Ewelme.
Harvey was also a cricketer with amateur status, active in 1831. He made his first-class debut in 1831 and appeared in one match as an unknown handedness batsman whose bowling style is unknown, playing for Cambridge University. He scored nine runs with a highest score of 5 and took no wickets.
- Haygarth, Arthur (1862). Scores & Biographies, Volume 2 (1827–1840). Lillywhite.
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