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Archibald Fargus      

Full name Archibald Hugh Conway Fargus

Born December 15, 1878, Clifton, Bristol

Died October 6, 1963, Eastville, Bristol (aged 84 years 295 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Clifton College; Haileybury; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 28 51 9 507 61 12.07 0 1 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 28 3523 2048 60 7/55 34.13 3.48 58.7 2 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1900 - 1901
Profile

Rev. Archie Fargus, who died on October 6, aged 84, has been obituarised before in Wisden. However, this was 48 years before his death. The 1915 edition said Fargus had gone down with the Monmouth, the ship on which he was acting-chaplain, in action in the Pacific. But he had missed a train and failed to rejoin the ship. Fargus, whose father Hugh Conway was a well-known Victorian author, won a Cambridge Blue in 1900 and 1901 and played 15 games for Gloucestershire. His actual death was not reported in the Almanack.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 Cambs MCCU 8/0 (4 ov)
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 122/1 (35.4 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 292/3 (76 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6 (94 ov)
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 20/0 (9.3 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d Oxford MCCU 17/0 (7 ov)
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