Archibald Fargus      

Full name Archibald Hugh Conway Fargus

Born December 15, 1878, Clifton, Bristol

Died October 6, 1963, Eastville, Bristol (aged 84 years 295 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education Clifton College; Haileybury; Cambridge University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 28 51 9 507 61 12.07 0 1 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 28 3523 2048 60 7/55 34.13 3.48 58.7 2 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1900 - 1901
Profile

Rev. Archie Fargus, who died on October 6, aged 84, has been obituarised before in Wisden. However, this was 48 years before his death. The 1915 edition said Fargus had gone down with the Monmouth, the ship on which he was acting-chaplain, in action in the Pacific. But he had missed a train and failed to rejoin the ship. Fargus, whose father Hugh Conway was a well-known Victorian author, won a Cambridge Blue in 1900 and 1901 and played 15 games for Gloucestershire. His actual death was not reported in the Almanack.
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2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 101 & 309/5 (84 ov) (f/o)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 Essex 274/2 (75 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 Durham 193/4 (45 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 264 & 94/6 (52 ov) Somerset 102
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 Sussex 342/4 (90 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 340/8 (96 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 342/3 (96 ov)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 341/8 (96 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 301/9 (95.2 ov)
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