Full name William Prest
Born April 1, 1832, York
Died February 10, 1885, Sheffield, Yorkshire (aged 52 years 315 days)
Major teams Yorkshire
Education St Peter's, York
Relation Brother - CH Prest
|First-class debut||Gentlemen of the South v Gentlemen of the North at Lord's, Jun 21-22, 1852 scorecard|
William Prest played extensively for Yorkshire Gentlemen in the period before the county gained first-class status, often alongside his brother, Charles. His only fifty came when playing for Sheffield against Manchester, a forerunner of the Roses match.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"