William Deedes      

Full name William Deedes

Born October 17, 1796, Sandling Park, Kent

Died November 30, 1862, Belgravia, Westminster, London (aged 66 years 44 days)

Major teams Hampshire, Kent

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 24 43 2 367 59 8.95 0 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Wkts BBI 5w 10
First-class 24 28 3/? 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Old Etonians v Old Wykehamists at Lord's, Jul 14-15, 1817 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire and Surrey v Sussex XI at Bramshill, Aug 7-8, 1826 scorecard

William Deedes was a fast underhand bowler and a good fielder - no mean feat on the outfields of the time - and a reasonable batsman who was president of MCC in 1831 by which time his brief career as a player was over. He was in later years an MP.
Martin Williamson