William Shotton

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William Shotton (1 December 1840 – 26 May 1909) was an English first-class cricketer, who played two matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club against Kent in 1865, and Gloucestershire in 1874.[1]

Born in Lascelles Hall, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, Shotton was a right-handed batsman, who scored 13 runs at 3.25, with a best score of 7 against Kent. His right arm round arm medium bowling was not called upon.[1]

Shotton died in May 1909 in Kirkheaton, Yorkshire. His father in law, Luke Greenwood, played 69 games for Yorkshire.


  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 377. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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