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Full name Walter Turner Monckton
Born January 17, 1891, Ightham Warren, Plaxtol, Kent
Died January 9, 1965, Folkington, Sussex (aged 73 years 358 days)
Major teams Combined Universities
Also known as created Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in 1957
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
A wicketkeeper-batsman, Walter Monckton made one first-class appearance while at Oxford where he scored 43 and 29*. He found his fame as a leading barrister and politician, most notably as Attorney-General during the 1936 abdication crisis. He was president of Surrey from 1950-52 and from 1959 until his death; he was also president of MCC in 1956.
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