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Lord Hamilton      

Full name George Francis Hamilton (Lord Hamilton)

Born December 17, 1845, Brighton, Sussex

Died September 22, 1927, Marylebone, London (aged 81 years 279 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast (underarm)

Education Harrow School

Relation Nephew - GWM Scott

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 7 5 3.50 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 12 0 - - - - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1864 - 1864
Profile

Lord George Francis Hamilton, GCSI, third son of the first Duke of Abercorn, was born at Brighton on December 17, 1845, and died in London on September 22, aged 81. Scores and Biographies described him as a hard hitter, an active field, generally at cover-slip, and an exceedingly straight and fast under-hand bowler. In 1862 he only just failed to secure a place in the Harrow XI. He had been a member of the MCC for 64 years, and in 1881 was the club's president. He had served on the committee of the now long-defunct Prince's Club, and in 1919 was president of Kent. From 1876 until 1906 Lord George was vice-president of the Middlesex. He held office as First Lord of the Admiralty for six years, and was Secretary of State for India for eight. At Chislehurst in 1864 he did the hat-trick for Peripateties v. West Kent.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Jun 28-Jul 1
Yorkshire won by an innings and 47 runs
Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1
Middlesex won by 9 wickets
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jun 28-Jul 1
Match drawn
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 283/9d Lancashire 308 & 19/0 (6 ov, target 414)
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 366 Worcs 283 & 13/0 (5 ov, target 324)
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 & 160/1 (37 ov) Cambridge U 346
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 440/6 (89.4 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 1
Surrey won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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