Richard Keigwin      

Full name Richard Prescott Keigwin

Born April 8, 1883, Lexden, Colchester, Essex

Died November 26, 1972, Polstead, Suffolk (aged 89 years 232 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Essex, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow

Education Clifton College; Cambridge University

Relation Brother - HS Keigwin, Brother - HD Keigwin

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 74 129 12 2316 116 19.79 1 12 41 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 74 4829 2614 87 8/79 30.04 3.24 55.5 3 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1903 - 1923

Richard Keigwin captained Clifton in 1901 and 1902 before going up to Cambridge, where he won his Blue at cricket from 1903 to 1906. He also represented the University at Association football, hockey and rackets. He later played cricket and football for Essex and Gloucestershire; hockey for Essex and England and lawn tennis for Gloucestershire. When in France for a time, he became an expert at pelota. He did much good work as a coach at the R.N.C., Osborne, and while a master at Clifton for 16 years and afterwards as Warden of Wills Hall, Bristol University. Rated one of the foremost translators of Danish writings into English, he became an authority on the works of Hans Christian Andersen and was made a Knight of the Danish Order of the Dannebrog.
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