William Robertson      

Full name William Parish Robertson

Born September 5, 1879, Lima, Peru

Died May 7, 1950, Deynes Farm, Debden, Essex (aged 70 years 244 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Harrow School; Cambridge University

William Parish Robertson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 116 187 13 4510 130 25.91 4 61 15
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 116 36 27 0 - - - 4.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1899-1919
Profile

William Robertson was in the Harrow XI from 1896 to 1898, he went to Cambridge and gained a Blue in 1901. A fast-scoring, attractive batsman, he subsequently played for Middlesex up to 1914. In 1914 he scored 580 runs, average 38.66, in Championship matches, including 130 against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge. He toured America in 1899 under K. S. Ranjitsinhji.
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1940

William Robertson (Middlesex)

William Robertson (Middlesex)

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - Sep 23-26
Derbyshire 218/5
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford - Sep 23-26
Worcs 84 Essex 64/2
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff - Sep 23-26
Hampshire 194/5
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury - Sep 23-26
Gloucs 172/9
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester - Sep 23-26
Middlesex 137/7
Northants v Sussex at Northampton - Sep 23-26
Sussex 172/5
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - Sep 23-26
Durham 167/8
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 23-26
Yorkshire 197/7
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