William Patterson (cricketer, born 1859)

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For the Cambridge University and Lancashire cricketer, see William Patterson (cricketer, born 1854).
William Patterson
Ranji 1897 page 335 W. H. Patterson.jpg
Personal information
Full name William Harry Patterson
Born (1859-03-11)11 March 1859
Sandhurst, Berkshire, England
Died 3 May 1946(1946-05-03) (aged 87)
Hove, Sussex, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium / slow (roundarm)
Domestic team information
Years Team
1880–1900 Kent
1878–1881 Oxford University
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 176
Runs scored 7,570
Batting average 26.28
100s/50s 10/31
Top score 181
Balls bowled 1,738
Wickets 31
Bowling average 33.64
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 4/13
Catches/stumpings 122/–
Source: CricketArchive, 5 April 2009

William Harry Patterson (11 March 1859 – 3 May 1946) was an English amateur cricketer who played during the latter part of the 19th century.[1] He was born at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, and died at Hove, Sussex.

A right-handed batsman who occasionally bowled, Patterson was awarded his cricket Blue at Oxford University in 1880 and 1881 and was the joint captain of Kent County Cricket Club between 1890 and 1893.


  1. ^ "William Patterson player profile". Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 April 2009. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Lord Harris
Kent County Cricket Club captain
Jointly with Frank Marchant.
Succeeded by
Frank Marchant