Charles Gunner

Last updated

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
YearsTeam
1878 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches1
Runs scored
Batting average
100s/50s/
Top score
Balls bowled
Wickets
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]

Contents

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

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

Related Research Articles

Arthur Gould (rugby union) Welsh rugby union player

Arthur Joseph "Monkey" Gould was a Welsh international rugby union centre and fullback who was most associated as a club player with Newport Rugby Football Club. He won 27 caps for Wales, 18 as captain, and critics consider him the first superstar of Welsh rugby. A talented all-round player and champion sprinter, Gould could side-step and kick expertly with either foot. He never ceased practising to develop his fitness and skills, and on his death was described as "the most accomplished player of his generation".

Ian James Gould is an English former first-class cricketer and a former member of the ICC Elite Panel of cricket umpires. He previously also served as the chairman of English football club Burnham FC. In April 2019, Gould announced that he would retire as an umpire following the 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 6 July 2019, Gould retired from umpiring, after standing in the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka. However, he has since umpired in matches in the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.

Wiltshire County Cricket Club English cricket club

Wiltshire County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. Founded in 1893, it represents the historic county of Wiltshire.

Dean Richards is a rugby union coach and former player for Leicester Tigers, England and British & Irish Lions. He is the Director of Rugby at Newcastle Falcons, a position he has held since 2012.

Peter Cranmer English rugby union footballer, and cricketer

Peter Cranmer was an English sportsman who captained Warwickshire in first-class cricket and earlier in his career represented England at rugby union. After World War II he gave up on rugby and focused purely on cricket.

J. F. Byrne English rugby union footballer and cricketer

James Frederick Byrne was a sportsman who captained Warwickshire at first-class cricket and was capped in rugby for both England and the British and Irish Lions.

The 1908–09 Australia rugby union tour of the British Isles was a collection of friendly rugby union games undertaken by the Australia national rugby union team against invitational and national teams from England and Wales, as well as several games against sides from North America. This was the first Australian tour of the Northern Hemisphere and the side is sometimes referred to as the "First Wallabies".

Richard Garnons Williams Welsh rugby union footballer

Colonel Richard Davies Garnons Williams was a British Army officer and Welsh rugby union player who represented Wales, Brecon and Newport. He played in the first Wales international rugby union match in 1881.

Charles Gurdon English rower and rugby union forward

Charles Gurdon was an English rower and rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge University and Richmond. Gurdon represented England fourteen times during the early development of international rugby union, once as captain. He and his brother Edward Temple Gurdon formed one of the most notable sibling pairings in English rugby.

Stephen Hope Fry was an English first-class cricketer. A right-handed batsman who played primarily as a wicketkeeper, he was the son of C. B. Fry. He made his first-class debut for Hampshire in 1922 against local rivals Sussex at the County Ground, Southampton. Fry played for Hampshire three times in 1922, with his third and final match coming against Surrey at The Oval.

Charles Henry Ridding was an English cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman who occasionally played as a wicketkeeper.

Captain John Hugh Gunner was an English first-class cricketer. He was educated at Marlborough College, where he represented the college team from 1901 to 1902, captaining the college in 1902. Later Gunner was educated at Trinity College, Oxford where he represented the college cricket team.

Arthur Carew Richards was an English first-class cricketer and British Army officer. Richards was a right-handed batsman who was a right-arm slow bowler.

Alfred Henry Evans was an English first-class cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm fast-medium.

Lennard Stokes English rugby union footballer and cricketer

Dr. Lennard Stokes was a rugby union international who represented England from 1875 to 1881. He also captained his country on five occasions, notably in the first ever match against Wales. Like his brother Frederick Stokes, after captaining his country he went on to become the president of the Rugby Football Union.

Charles James Knott was an English first-class cricketer. Knott was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm off-break and right-arm medium pace.

Arthur William Ridley was an English first-class cricketer. Ridley was a right-handed batsman who bowled right-arm underarm medium pace. He also played occasionally as a wicketkeeper.

Anthony Henniker-Gotley (1887–1972) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1910 to 1911. He also captained that country.

Siyamthanda Kolisi is a South African rugby union player who currently captains the South Africa national team and also plays club rugby for the Stormers in Super Rugby and Western Province in the Currie Cup. He generally plays as a flanker. In 2018, Kolisi was appointed captain of the Springboks, becoming the first black man to hold the position, and eventually leading the South African Rugby team to victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup Final against England. In December 2019, Kolisi was named in New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans.

Charles Henry "Cherry" Pillman was an English rugby union international who played on 18 occasions for his country and was part of the first official British Isles team that toured South Africa in 1910. He played club rugby with Blackheath and county rugby for Kent. Pillman's speed and tactics made him one of the leading exponents of an attacking wing forward, now recognised as the flanker position.

References