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Earl of Darnley      

Full name John Stuart Bligh

Born April 16, 1827, Marylebone, London

Died December 14, 1896, Athboy, Co Meath, Ireland (aged 69 years 242 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of Kent

Relation Brother - EV Bligh, Son - Lord Clifton, Son - Hon.IFW Bligh

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 2 2 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1848 - 1848
Profile

The Darnley family was one of the leading lights in kent, if not English, cricket during much of the 19th century, and while the 6th Earl's abilities were limited - he made just one first-class outing for the Gentlemen of Kent - he played an important role as an administrator, and was president of Kent and MCC.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 288/7 (68 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 76/3 (23 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 117/8 (47 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 259/3 (65.3 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 77/3 (35.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women 377/7 PAK Women 44/2 (11.3/50 ov, target 378)
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