Full name Horace Merrick
Born December 21, 1887, Clifton, Bristol
Died August 16, 1961, Clifton, Bristol (aged 73 years 238 days)
Major teams Gloucestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
|First-class span||1909 - 1911|
Horace J. Merrick, MC, who played as an amateur in a few matches for Gloucestershire between 1909 and 1911, died at Bristol in August at the age of 73, having been born on December 21, 1887. His highest score in first-class cricket was 58 against Essex at Leyton in 1909, and altogether he scored 257 runs for Gloucestershire. He was formerly a master at Clifton College, where he was also in charge of cricket, and until last year was a member of the Gloucestershire C.C.C. Council.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"