Henry Keigwin      

Full name Henry David Keigwin

Born May 14, 1881, Lexden, Colchester, Essex

Died September 20, 1916, near Thiepval, France (aged 35 years 129 days)

Major teams Scotland, Essex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Education St Paul's; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - HS Keigwin, Brother - RP Keigwin

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 11 18 0 351 77 19.50 0 1 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 11 816 472 15 5/83 31.46 3.47 54.4 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1905 - 1909

Henry Keigwin was in the St Paul's XI in 1899 and 1900, and although he scored heavily for Peterhouse College while at Cambridge - in 1901 and 1904 he scored 1000 runs before the end of May - he failed to break into a strong side. On April 26, 1904, he scored 140 not out, and with his brother, RP Keigwin, who made 124 not out, added 318 together for the first wicket. Nine days later, on the same ground, the same pair scored 244 without being separated for Peterhouse v. Trinity Hall. He played a few times for Essex, and (while director of music at Glenalmond) appeared in representative matches for Scotland, and turned out for Grange CC. At the Oval in 1906 he scored 77 and 27 for Gentlemen of England v. Surrey. He moved to Bulawayo, but returned to serve with the Lancashire Fusiliers on the outbreak of World War One and was killed serving on the Western Front.
Martin Williamson

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