Thomas Turney (1800 — 3 April 1887) was an English cricketer who played for Kent. He was born and died in Westerham.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player. Means of dismissal include being bowled, when the ball hits the stumps and dislodges the bails, and by the fielding side catching the ball after it is hit by the bat, but before it hits the ground. When ten players have been dismissed, the innings ends and the teams swap roles. The game is adjudicated by two umpires, aided by a third umpire and match referee in international matches. They communicate with two off-field scorers who record the match's statistical information.
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. The club was first founded in 1842 but teams representing the county have played top-class cricket since the early 18th century and the club has always held first-class status. 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.
Westerham is a town and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England, located 5 miles (8 km) west of Sevenoaks.
Turney made a single first-class appearance for the side, during the 1828 season, against Surrey. From the tailend, he scored a duck in the first innings in which he batted, and 7 runs in the second.
Surrey 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 Surrey and also South London. The club was founded in 1845 but teams representing the county have played top-class cricket since the early 18th century and the club has always held first-class status. Surrey 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.
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Slapton is a village and also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located between the Grand Union Canal and the border with Bedfordshire, about three miles south of Leighton Buzzard, three miles west of Edlesborough.
Moritz Albrecht Franz Friedrich Fedor von Bock was a German field marshal who served in the German army during the Second World War. Bock served as the commander of Army Group North during the Invasion of Poland in 1939, commander of Army Group B during the Invasion of France in 1940, and later as the commander of Army Group Center during the attack on the Soviet Union in 1941; his final command was that of Army Group South in 1942.
Wilhelm Filchner was a German explorer. He travelled in the Pamir ranges, Tibet and the Antarctic. The Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf in the Antarctic is named after him.
Peter Turney was an American politician, soldier, and jurist, who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1893 to 1897. He was also a justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1870 to 1893, and served as the court's Chief Justice from 1886 to 1893. During the Civil War, Turney was colonel of the First Tennessee Regiment, one of the first Tennessee units to join the Confederate Army.
Hopkins Lacy Turney was a Democratic U.S. Representative and United States Senator from Tennessee.
Not to be confused with the Wesleyan Church of the Nazarene, or the German Nazarene movement of religious artists.
Riding High is the fourth album by the Canadian rock band Chilliwack, released in Canada in April 1974. It was the band's first album with new guitarist/keyboardist Howard Froese, and contained the top-10 hit "Crazy Talk", which was co-produced by Terry Jacks of Poppy Family fame. In Canada, the album was released on Jacks' label Goldfish Records; in the U.S., it was not released until 1975 on Sire Records, where it was retitled Chilliwack.
Rockerbox is the fifth album by the Canadian rock band Chilliwack, released in December 1975. Although the album was released by Sire Records in the US, it was released by little-known Casino Records in Canada and was Chilliwack's least successful album there.
Dreams, Dreams, Dreams is the sixth album by the Canadian rock band Chilliwack. This was the eighth album done by the band's core of Bill Henderson, Glenn Miller and Ross Turney, and the third with Howard Froese. After Chilliwack's failure to find an audience with Rockerbox, this album marked the band's return to the top 10 in Canada with "Fly at Night", while "California Girl" and "Baby Blue" were also Top 40 hits there. "Rain-O" was a remake of Chilliwack's first hit. Dreams, Dreams, Dreams was the first Canadian Platinum album for the band.
In linguistics, statistical semantics applies the methods of statistics to the problem of determining the meaning of words or phrases, ideally through unsupervised learning, to a degree of precision at least sufficient for the purpose of information retrieval.
Jacob Turney was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
Edwin James Turney is best known as one of the founders of Advanced Micro Devices serving as the Vice President of Sales and Administration from 1969 to 1974.
Cliff Turney was an Australian educationalist. He was foundation Dean of Education at the University of Sydney. He was a researcher who in thirty-five years managed to catalogue much of Australia's history of Education. As an administrator he oversaw the merging of Sydney Teachers College with the University of Sydney Faculty of Education.
New Utopia, officially the Principality of New Utopia, is a micronation claiming the Misteriosa Bank, an unclaimed undersea rise of land in the Caribbean Sea off the Cayman Islands where he hoped to build structures raised up from the underwater land. It was first proclaimed on 13 April 1999 by American businessman Howard Turney ; the project has recently been revived.
Norris Turney was an American jazz flautist and saxophonist.
Joseph Turney was a Republican politician in the state of Ohio and was Ohio State Treasurer from 1880-1884.
Turney is an Anglo-Norman surname, originally meaning from Tournai, Tornay or Tourny, all three of which are in Normandy, modern-day Belgium and France.
Megan LeeAnn Turney is an American internet personality, cosplayer, model, and vlogger. She became an internet personality through her hosting work, formerly with SourceFed and Rooster Teeth's The Know. She also maintains a personal YouTube channel where she posts weekly vlogs. In addition to her work with online media, Turney has also earned notability for her cosplaying at various conventions such as Comic-Con.
Anna Turney is a British alpine skier. Turney uses a sit-ski in competitions and has represented Great Britain at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Paralympic Games.
Catherine Turney was an American writer and screenwriter born in Chicago, Illinois, active from the 1930s to the 1970s. She was one of the first women writers to become a contract worker at Warner Brothers, where she worked from 1943 to 1948 on films such as The Man I Love, A Stolen Life, and My Reputation.