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Viscount Lewisham      

Full name William Heneage Legge (Viscount Lewisham)

Born May 6, 1851, Westminster, London

Died March 11, 1936, Patshull House, Staffordshire (aged 84 years 310 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club

Also known as succeeded as 6th Earl of Dartmouth in 1891

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow (roundarm)

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 2 29 24* - 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1877 - 1877
Profile

As Viscount Lewisham he played cricket with much enthusiasm, but did not succeed in getting into either the Eton or Oxford XI. He often took part in MCC matches, and captained the House of Commons XI. Closely connected with Kent cricket he was President of the County Club in 1888. Five years later he became MCC President and was trustee of the club. He was Governor of I Zingari and for 40 years President of the Staffordshire County Club.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby - May 31-Jun 3
Gloucs 329 Derbyshire 77/2d
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - May 31-Jun 3
Essex 166 & 276 Leics 280 & 55/0
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff - May 31-Jun 3
Glamorgan 371 Northants 157 & 163/4 (f/o)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton - May 31-Jun 3
Hampshire 222 & 1/0 Worcs 403/5d
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - May 31-Jun 3
Warwickshire 342 & 58/2 Middlesex 260
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - May 31-Jun 3
Surrey 448 Lancashire 342/8
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Jun 1-4
Notts 255 & 228/7 Sussex 189
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