Arthur Winter      

Full name Arthur Henry Winter

Born December 4, 1844, Clapham Green, London

Died December 31, 1937, Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdonshire (aged 93 years 27 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Westminster School; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - W Winter, Nephew - GE Winter

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 29 55 0 1155 121 21.00 1 3 24 3
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 29 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1865 - 1870

The Rev. Arthur Henry Winter, died in his 94th year - the same age as Tom Collins who, before his passing in 1934, was the oldest living cricket Blue. This distinction then belonged to Winter. In the Westminster School XI from 1859 to 1863, Arthur Winter finished as captain and, going up to Cambridge, got his Blue in 1865 and the two following years. Although he was an excellent opening batsman, his scores in the big matches at Lord's were 0 and 15; 23 and 16; 16 and 27. He played for the Gentlemen at Lord's in 1866 and appeared occasionally for Middlesex in 1866 and 1867. Mr. Winter could field well anywhere and became such an adept wicketkeeper that in the 1867 University match he surprised his captain, the Hon. F. G. Pelham, by dispensing with a long-stop. Without any suggestion of boasting, he used to say: "I never missed a catch to which I could get a hand". Mr. A. C. Bartholomew, Marlborough and Oxford, who was born on February 21, 1846, is now the oldest living cricket Blue. He played in the University match of 1868.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Kent won by 7 wickets
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Match drawn
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Match drawn
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire won by 69 runs
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Match drawn
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Durham won by 4 wickets
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