Full name Algernon Frederick Greville
Born December 29, 1798
Died December 15, 1864, Hillingdon, Middlesex (aged 65 years 352 days)
Major teams Hampshire, Middlesex
Relation Great-grandson - BC Gordon-Lennox
|First-class debut||Middlesex XI v Epsom at Lord's, Aug 24-25, 1815 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Kent XI v Marylebone Cricket Club at Chislehurst, Jul 28-30, 1823 scorecard|
Algernon Greville was president of MCC in 1828, at which time he was also secretary to the Duke of Wellington. He made his first-class debut as a 17-year-old at Lord's in 1816 and in 1819 played for the Gentlemen against the Players.
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