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Thomas Blatherwick Redgate (1809 – 16 February 1874) was an English first-class cricketer active 1840 who played for Nottingham Cricket Club (aka Nottinghamshire). He was born and died in Calverton, Nottinghamshire. He played in two first-class matches. [1]

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket. A first-class match is of three or more days' scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players each and is officially adjudged to be worthy of the status by virtue of the standard of the competing teams. Matches must allow for the teams to play two innings each although, in practice, a team might play only one innings or none at all.

Nottingham Cricket Club was an English cricket club which played in Nottingham during the 18th and 19th centuries. Matches have been recorded between 1771 to 1848 and the team played in 15 first-class matches between 1826 and 1848.

Calverton, Nottinghamshire village in United Kingdom

Calverton is a village and civil parish, of some 3,300 acres (1,300 ha), in the Gedling district, about seven miles north-east of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, and situated, like nearby Woodborough and Lambley, on one of the small tributaries of the Dover Beck. The 2011 census found 7,076 inhabitants in 2,987 households. About two miles to the north of the village is the site of the supposed deserted settlement of Salterford.

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