Thomas Swinford

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Thomas Swinford
Personal information
Full nameThomas Francis Swinford
Born(1839-05-09)May 9, 1839
Minster-in-Thanet, Kent
Died23 January 1915(1915-01-23) (aged 75)
Polegate, Sussex
BattingRight-handed
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1874 Kent
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches4
Runs scored89
Batting average 11.12
100s/50s0/1
Top score50
Catches/stumpings 0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 26 June 2014

Captain Thomas Francis Swinford (9 May 1839 – 23 January 1915) 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. [1]

Educated at Blackheath Proprietary School, [2] Swinford played his first-class matches for Kent County Cricket Club. His debut was against Derbyshire. [3] He was described in his Wisden obituary as a "good batsman and long-stop" who had made a half-century against Lancashire. [2]

He served as a captain in the 98th Regiment. [2] [4] He died at Polegate near Eastbourne in Sussex in January 1915 aged 75. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Thomas Swinford, CricInfo. Retrieved 2018-10-08.
  2. 1 2 3 Capt. Thomas Francis Swinford, Obituaries in 1915, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack , 1916. Retrieved 2014-06-24.
  3. Thomas Swinford, CricketArchive. Retrieved 2018-10-08.
  4. "No. 22950". The London Gazette . 21 March 1865. p. 1619.

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