Full name Richard Prescott Keigwin
Born April 8, 1883, Lexden, Colchester, Essex
Died November 26, 1972, Polstead, Suffolk (aged 89 years 232 days)
Major teams Cambridge University, Essex, Gloucestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm slow
Education Clifton College; Cambridge University
|First-class span||1903 - 1923|
Richard Keigwin captained Clifton in 1901 and 1902 before going up to Cambridge, where he won his Blue at cricket from 1903 to 1906. He also represented the University at Association football, hockey and rackets. He later played cricket and football for Essex and Gloucestershire; hockey for Essex and England and lawn tennis for Gloucestershire. When in France for a time, he became an expert at pelota. He did much good work as a coach at the R.N.C., Osborne, and while a master at Clifton for 16 years and afterwards as Warden of Wills Hall, Bristol University. Rated one of the foremost translators of Danish writings into English, he became an authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen and was made a Knight of the Danish Order of the Dannebrog.
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