Thomas Selby (4 November 1791 – 7 May 1874) was an English cricketer. He was born in Gillingham, Kent, and died on 7 May 1874 at Boulogne-sur-Mer in France. He played on the Kent cricket team from 1839 to 1841.
Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Kent. A club representing the county was first founded in 1842 but Kent teams have played top-class cricket since the early 18th century, and the club has always held first-class status. The current Kent County Cricket Club was formed on 6 December 1870 following the merger of two representative teams. Kent 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. The club's limited overs team is called the Kent Spitfires after the Supermarine Spitfire.
1873 was the 87th season of cricket in England since the foundation of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). In only their fourth season as a first-class team, Gloucestershire was proclaimed joint Champion County by the media and went on to claim the still unofficial title four times in five seasons.
William Mycroft was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Derbyshire and MCC between 1873 and 1886. He was a left-arm fast bowler with a great deal of spin and a dangerous yorker that was often believed to be unfair – which may explain why he was not considered for the earliest Test Matches despite being in his prime. He took 863 first-class wickets at an average of 12.09 with 87 five-wicket innings and 28 ten-wicket matches in his career. His first ten-wicket match in 1875 against Nottinghamshire became the first of six in only nine games that season. He holds the Derbyshire record for most wickets in a single match, with figures of 17–103 against Hampshire at the Antelope Ground, Southampton in July 1876. This is one of only two times a player has taken seventeen wickets in a match and finished on the losing side – the other, by Walter Mead in 1895 was also against Hampshire. Mycroft had no pretensions as a right-handed tail end batsman: he scored only 791 first-class runs at an average of 5.34 and prior to Alf Hall and Father Marriott remained the last significant cricketer who took more wickets than he scored runs.
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Conrad Adolphus Wallroth was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Oxford University between 1872 and 1874, Kent in 1872 and Derbyshire in 1879. He was a right-handed batsman who occasionally kept wicket.
Charles Coppinger was an English cricketer who played a single first-class cricket match for Kent County Cricket Club at the age of 19 in 1870.
Selby Norton was an English doctor who played one first-class cricket match for Kent County Cricket Club. He was born at West Malling in Kent and died in Brixton.
Thomas Cheesman was an English amateur cricketer who played in one first-class cricket match for Kent County Cricket Club in 1854.
The Old County Ground is cricket ground, located at West Malling, historically called Town Malling, in the English county of Kent. It is known to have been used for cricket matches in 1705 and has been the home ground of Town Malling Cricket Club since their formation in 1827. Known under various names throughout its existence, the ground hosted 14 first-class cricket matches between 1836 and 1890.
George Bennett, sometimes known as Farmer Bennett, was an English professional cricketer, who played first-class cricket from 1853 to 1873. He was mainly associated with Kent County Cricket Club, and made more than 150 appearances in first-class matches.
William Foord-Kelcey was an English barrister, academic and amateur cricketer. He played first-class cricket for Oxford University and Kent County Cricket Club.
Captain Thomas Francis Swinford was an English army officer and cricketer who played in four first-class cricket in 1874. Born at Minster-in-Thanet near Ramsgate in Kent, Swinford was a right-handed batsman.
George Keeble was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket in a single match for Kent County Cricket Club in 1876. He was born at Southfleet in Kent and died at Dartford, also in Kent.
Major-General Lambert Henry Denne was an English soldier and an amateur cricketer. Denne was born at Thames Ditton in Surrey in 1831 and died at Barnwood in Gloucestershire in 1898 aged 67.
Thomas Herman Brenchley was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Kent County Cricket Club and for the Gentlemen of Kent amateur team between 1848 and 1851. His precise birth date is not known, but he was christened at Milton-next-Gravesend in Kent on 7 May 1822. Brenchley died at Glaneirw near Tan-y-groes in Cardiganshire, Wales in 1894.
William Frederick Traill was an English barrister and first-class cricketer.
William Owens John Norton was an English cricketer who played in three first-class cricket matches for Kent County Cricket Club between 1853 and 1859. He played once for Kent against Surrey in 1853 and twice against MCC in 1859, as well as playing regularly in other matches for a variety of sides.
Bradbury Norton was an English lawyer and amateur cricketer.
George Frederick Elliott was an English cricketer who played county cricket between 1874 and 1880.
Philip Hilton was an English cricketer. He played 33 first-class cricket matches between 1865 and 1874. He was a regular club cricketer and was on the management committee of Kent County Cricket Club, for whom he played 26 of his senior matches.