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Edward Butler      

Full name Edward Montagu Butler

Born December 3, 1866, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex

Died February 11, 1948, Rogate, Sussex (aged 81 years 70 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 13 22 2 362 47 18.10 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 13 12 11 0 - - - 5.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1885 - 1889
Profile

Edward Montagu Butler, died February 11, after one day's illness, at Rogate, near Peterstield, aged 81. Played for Harrow 1883-85 (captain), and Cambridge 1888-89; Cambridge County 1894. Played for Middlesex two matches in 1885. Winner of the Public Schools Racquets Championship vvith C. D. Buxton in 1884 and with E. Crawley 1885. Represented Cambridge at racquets in the singles 1889, doubles 1888-89, and also against Oxford in the tennis doubles 1889. Amateur racquets champion 1889 and winner of the Championship with M. C. Kemp in 1892. Assistant Master at Harrow 1892-1919.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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