Thomas Pride (23 July 1864 – 16 February 1919) was an English first-class cricketer, who played one match for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1887, in a drawn game against Sussex at the County Cricket Ground, Hove.
Born in York, England, Pride was a wicket-keeper, who took four catches and completed three stumpings in his only appearance, although he only scored one run in his solitary innings, batting right-handed.
Around 1887, Pride went to Edinburgh Presbyterian College to qualify as a schoolmaster, and eventually became head of Canonbie School. He played for Perthshire, and also for Scotland from 1890 to 1894. In 1894, at Beverley, East Yorkshire, he scored 201 for York C.C., then a record for the ground. He also played for Castle Burton C.C. in the North Yorkshire and Durham League.
He died in February 1919 in Canonbie, Dumfries, Scotland.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Yorkshire. The club's limited overs team is called the Yorkshire Vikings. Yorkshire teams formed by earlier organisations, essentially the old Sheffield Cricket Club, played top-class cricket from the 18th century and the county club has always held first-class status. Yorkshire have competed in the County Championship since the official start of the competition in 1890 and have played in every top-level domestic cricket competition in England.
StephenBloomer was an England international footballer and manager who played for Derby County – becoming their record goalscorer – and Middlesbrough. The anthem Steve Bloomer's Watchin' is played at every Derby home game and there is a bust of him at the Pride Park Stadium. He is also listed in the Football League 100 Legends and English Football Hall of Fame.
Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke, generally known as Lord Hawke, was an English amateur cricketer active from 1881 to 1911 who played for Yorkshire and England. He was born in Willingham by Stow, near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, and died in Edinburgh. He appeared in 633 first-class matches, including five Test matches, as a righthanded batsman, scoring 16,749 runs with a highest score of 166 and held 209 catches. He scored 13 centuries and 69 half-centuries.
Robert Peel was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Yorkshire between 1883 and 1897. Primarily a left-arm spin bowler, Peel was also an effective left-handed batsman who played in the middle order. Between 1884 and 1896, he was regularly selected to represent England, playing 20 Test matches in which he took 101 wickets. Over the course of his career, he scored 12,191 runs and took 1,775 wickets in first-class cricket. A match-winning bowler, particularly when conditions favoured his style, Peel generally opened the attack, an orthodox tactic for a spinner at the time, and was highly regarded by critics.
Gregor MacGregor was a Scottish cricketer and rugby union player. He played rugby for Scotland and cricket for England.
When the First World War ended in November 1918, thousands of Australian servicemen were in Europe as members of the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF) and many remained until the spring of 1919. In England, a new first-class cricket season was planned, the first since 1914, and an idea that came to fruition was the formation of an Australian touring side made up of servicemen. Agreement was reached with the Australian Corps HQ in London, commanded by Field Marshal William Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood, and the Australian Imperial Force Touring XI was formed, initially under the captaincy of pre-war Test player Charlie Kelleway. Kelleway departed after only six matches following a dispute about the fixtures list. A players' meeting elected future Test player Herbie Collins as team captain for the remainder of the tour, despite the fact that Collins' military rank was lance corporal and there were seven officers in the party. The bulk of the team remained intact for nearly nine months from May 1919, playing 33 matches in Great Britain, ten in South Africa on their way home and then another three in Australia itself before disbanding in February 1920. Of the 46 matches, 39 are adjudged first-class and the team had only four defeats, all of these in England. The players lived on their army pay and all profits from gate money went to an AIF Sports Control Board.
The following are events in the 1860s decade which are relevant to the development of association football. Included are events in closely related codes, such as the Sheffield Rules. All events happened in English football unless specified otherwise.
John Goodall was a footballer who rose to fame as a centre forward for England and for Preston North End at the time of the development of the Football League, and also became Watford's first manager in 1903. He also played cricket in the County Championship for Derbyshire in 1895 and 1896, being one of 19 players to achieve the Derbyshire Double of playing cricket for Derbyshire and football for Derby County.
Lamplough Wallgate was an English amateur first-class cricketer, who played three first-class matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Wallgate made his debut in 1875, and his final appearance was in 1878.
Edgar Beckwith Firth was an English first-class cricketer, who played one match for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1894.
William Harris was an English first-class cricketer, who played four matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1884 and 1887, against Kent, Sussex and Cambridge University.
Queen's Park is a county cricket ground located in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England and lies within a park in the centre of the town established for Queen Victoria's golden jubilee in 1887. It has a small pavilion and is surrounded by mature trees.
John Thomas Rawlin was an English first-class cricketer, who played twenty seven matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1880 and 1885, and 229 matches for Middlesex between 1889 and 1909. He toured Australia with Vernon's team in 1887/89. He also played first-class games for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from 1887 to 1909.
George William Armitage Render was an English first-class cricketer, who played one match for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1919.
Walter Robinson was an English first-class cricketer, who played seven matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1876 to 1877, and for Lancashire County Cricket Club from 1880 to 1888. He also played first-class cricket for The Players (1881-1883), the Rest of England (1883), the North of England (1883), R.G. Barlow's XI (1883) and an England XI (1884).
Walter Sugg was an English first-class cricketer, who played for Yorkshire in 1881, and for Derbyshire from 1884 until 1902.
Ambrose Causer Williams, better known as Billy Williams, was an English first-class cricketer who played twelve matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1911 and 1919. He played in the Lancashire League for Haslingden C.C. in 1920 and 1921, and for the Yorkshire Second XI from 1911 to 1919.
Harry Butler Daft was an English footballer who played for Notts County, with whom he won the FA Cup in 1894, as well as making five appearances as a left winger for the national side. He was also an accomplished first-class cricketer, playing 200 matches for Nottinghamshire between 1885 and 1899.
Richard "Dickie"/"Dicky" Evison Lockwood was a rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1880s, 1890s and 1900s. He played representative level rugby union (RU) for England from 1887 to 1894, and was captain in January and February 1894, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Dewsbury and Heckmondwike, as a Three-quarter, and club level rugby league (RL) for Wakefield Trinity, as a Forward, e.g. front row, back row, or lock. Prior to 3 September 1898, Dewsbury was a rugby union club, and prior to the 1896–97 Northern Rugby Football Union season, Heckmondwike was also a rugby union club.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1887 was the cricket season when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for sixteen years and was the last season before they lost first class status for seven years.
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