Thomas Stevenson (cricketer)

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Thomas Stevenson
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Full nameThomas Stevenson
Born 6 June 1804
Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Died 1845 (aged 4041)
Winchester, Hampshire
Batting unknown hand
Bowling underarm: unknown hand and type
Role unknown
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1822 Cambridge University
Career statistics
Source: Arthur Haygarth, 31 March 2013

Thomas Stevenson (born 6 June 1804 in Westcourt, Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland; died 1845 in Winchester, Hampshire) was an English first-class cricketer. He is recorded as a batsman for Cambridge University in one match in 1822, totalling 18 runs with a highest score of 13. [1]

Callan, County Kilkenny Town in Leinster, Ireland

Callan is a market town in County Kilkenny in Ireland. Situated 16 km (10 mi) south of Kilkenny on the N76 road to Clonmel, it is near the border between County Tipperary. It is the largest town in the county, with a recorded population of 2,330.

County Kilkenny County in the Republic of Ireland

County Kilkenny is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East Region. It is named after the city of Kilkenny. Kilkenny County Council is the local authority for the county. As of the 2016 census the population of the county was 99,232. The county was based on the historic Gaelic kingdom of Ossory (Osraighe), which was co-terminus with the Diocese of Ossory.

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Stevenson was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. After graduating he became a Church of England priest and was rector of St Peter's Church, Chesil, Winchester, 1832–44. [2]

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References

  1. "Thomas Stevenson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  2. "Stevenson, Thomas (STVN821T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.

Bibliography

Arthur Haygarth was a noted amateur cricketer who became one of cricket's most significant historians. He played first-class cricket for the Marylebone Cricket Club and Sussex between 1844 and 1861, as well as numerous other invitational and representative teams including an England XI and a pre-county Middlesex. A right-handed bat, Haygarth played 136 games now regarded as first-class, scoring 3,042 runs and taking 19 wickets with his part-time bowling. He was educated at Harrow, which had established a rich tradition as a proving ground for cricketers. He served on many MCC committees and was elected a life member in 1864.