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Geoffrey Toynbee      

Full name Geoffrey Percy Robert Toynbee

Born May 18, 1885, Paddington, London

Died November 15, 1914, Ploegstraete, Armentieres, France (aged 29 years 181 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Brother-in-law - AH Heath

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 3 3 0 18 14 6.00 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1912 - 1912
Profile

Born on May 18, 1885, at Paddington, London. An opening right-hand bat, he was in the Winchester XI in 1902 and 1903, averaging 18.25 in the former year and 24.30 in the latter. He scored heavily at Sandhurst, heading the averages in 1904 with 70.71, and being third the following season with 42.33. He made many large scores in military matches. Playing for Green Jackets v Aldershot Command in July, 1911, he it 115 and 101*. He played in two matches for Hampshire in 1912, scoring 14 in his one innings. Serving as a Captain in the Rifle Brigade, he was killed in action at Ploegstraete, Armentieres, France, on November 15, 1914, aged 29.

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 315/7 (108 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 50/1 (19 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 346/4 (82 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 Essex 368/8 (103 ov)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 257/5 (71.2 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 Surrey 354/6 (113 ov)
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 153/1 (40 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 200/4 (61 ov) Notts 94
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