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Sam Meston      

Full name Samuel Paul Meston

Born November 19, 1882, Islington, London

Died January 9, 1960, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (aged 77 years 51 days)

Major teams Essex, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 20 35 2 516 130 15.63 1 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 20 62 65 1 1/10 65.00 6.29 62.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1906 - 1908
Profile

Samuel Paul Meston, who formerly played for Gloucestershire and Essex, died in Vancouver at the end of January at the age of 77. Born on November 19, 1882, he played as an amateur in three matches for Gloucestershire in 1906 before appearing for Essex the following year. He played for Essex for only two seasons, appearing in seventeen matches, and scored 130 against Lancashire at Leyton in 1907. He was a right-handed batsman and altogether in first-class cricket scored 516 runs at an average of 15.63.
The Cricketer Spring Annual, 1960

Country Fixtures Country Results
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 & 320 Durham 419 & 4/1 (1.2 ov, target 205)
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 231 & 359/6 (124.2 ov) (f/o)
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 463 Somerset 278 & 121/8 (44.1 ov, target 295)
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 & 360/6d Glamorgan 426 & 53/3 (17.1 ov, target 355)
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d & 239/3d Essex 295 & 130/7 (57.3 ov, target 452)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 & 390/8 (115.1 ov) Surrey 437
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