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Earl of Lewes      

Full name Reginald William Bransby Nevill

Born March 4, 1853

Died October 13, 1927, Cheadle Royal, Cheshire, (aged 74 years 223 days)

Major teams I Zingari

Also known as Lord Abergavenny

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Eton College

Relation Brother - Lord Henry Nevill

Profile

A member of the famous Nevill family who played such a dominant role in English history, he was unmarried and, an invalid for much of his adult life, remained unmarried and left the duties of his title to his younger brother. He appeared for I Zingari against Lord Henry Nevill's (his brother) XI at Lord's in 1879. Both Nevills were making their only first-class outings.
Martin Williamson

Notes

He was known as Earl of Lewes as the eldest son of the 1st Marquess of Abergavenny. He succeeded as 2nd Marquess of Abergavenny in December 1915

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 247/4 (53.2 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 43/0 (11 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 30/1 (16 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 72/7 (34 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 183/3 (52.4 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 53/1 (23.2 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 (50/50 ov)
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