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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
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 312/7 (104.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 206/2 (59 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 28/1 (12 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 101/3 (35.4 ov) Notts 189
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-24
Lancashire won by an innings and 96 runs
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-24
Worcs won by 7 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 323/6 (111.1 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 68/1 (30.2 ov, target 238)
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