William Peach

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William Peach
Personal information
Full name William Peach
Born (1875-05-06)6 May 1875
Timberland Fen, Lincolnshire, England
Died 29 January 1959(1959-01-29) (aged 83)
Chesterfield, England
Batting Right-handed batsman
Bowling Right-arm medium pace bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
1905 Derbyshire
First-class debut 3 July 1905 Derbyshire v Leciestershire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 10
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s /
Top score 10
Balls bowled 64
Wickets 4
Bowling average 11.50
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4-46
Catches/stumpings 1/-
Source: [1], July 2012

William Peach (6 May 1875 – 29 January 1959) was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire in 1905.

Peach was born in Timberland Fen, Lincolnshire, the son of Joseph Peach, a labourer, and his wife Olive.[1]

Peach played club cricket for Chesterfield Cricket Club,[2] and made his first and only first-class appearance for Derbyshire in the 1905 season against Leicestershire in July. He took 4 wickets for 46, including the wickets of John King and Albert Knight and made 10 runs in his second innings in a match when Derbyshire players averaged 3 in the first innings and 8 in the second. Peach was a right-arm medium-fast bowler and took 4 wickets at an average of 11.50 in his first class career and scored 10 runs in total.[3]

Peach played two minor counties championship matches for Lincolnshire the first in 1908 and the second in 1914.

Peach died in Stonegravels, Chesterfield, Derbyshire at the age of 83.


  1. ^ British Census 1881 RG11 3213/49 p14
  2. ^ "History of Chesterfield Cricket Club". Cyberdine.demon.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-02-02. 
  3. ^ "William Peach at Cricket Archive". Cricketarchive.com. 1959-01-29. Retrieved 2010-02-02.