Charles Gunner

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Charles Gunner
Personal information
Full nameCharles Richards Gunner
Born(1853-01-07)7 January 1853
Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, England
Died4 February 1924(1924-02-04) (aged 71)
Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, England
Relations John Gunner (Son)
Domestic team information
1878 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Runs scored
Batting average
Top score
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/
Source: Cricinfo, 25 January 2010

Charles Richards Gunner (7 January 1853 4 February 1934) was an English first-class cricketer who represented Hampshire in a single first-class match against Derbyshire in 1878. During the watch Gunner was not required to bat, but he did take a single catch. He also represented England at rugby. [1]


Gunner died at Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, on 4 February 1934.

From The Portsmouth Evening News 8 February 1924. At the annual licensing session for the Droxford Petty Sessions Division the Chairman said how grieved the Bench were at the death of their Clerk, Mr. Charles Richards Gunner, who had occupied the position for 40 years. The Magistrates had already passed resolution condolence with the widow's family


Gunner married Jessie Kate Mason in 1880. They had nine children - seven boys and two girls. Three of their sons died during WW1

Gunner's son Captain John Gunner represented Hampshire in six first-class matches, before being killed in the First World War in 1918.

Captain Benjamin George Gunner M.C. 1892-7 Oct 1915.

Sub-Lieut. Edward Geoffrey Gunner R.N. 26 Jan 1894-26 Nov 1914

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