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Walter Monckton      

Full name Walter Turner Monckton

Born January 17, 1891, Ightham Warren, Plaxtol, Kent

Died January 9, 1965, Folkington, Sussex (aged 73 years 358 days)

Major teams Combined Universities

Also known as created Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in 1957

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

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Walter Turner Monckton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 1 72 43 72.00 0 0 1 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1911 - 1911
Profile

A wicketkeeper-batsman, Walter Monckton made one first-class appearance while at Oxford where he scored 43 and 29*. He found his fame as a leading barrister and politician, most notably as Attorney-General during the 1936 abdication crisis. He was president of Surrey from 1950-52 and from 1959 until his death; he was also president of MCC in 1956.
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