Robert Henderson      

Full name Robert Henderson

Born May 3, 1851, Fulham, London

Died September 22, 1895, Sedgewick Park, Horsham, Sussex (aged 44 years 142 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm slow (roundarm)

Education Harrow School

Relation Brother-in-law - RG Hargreaves

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 24 41 5 349 42 9.69 0 0 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 24 6374 2503 151 8/46 16.57 2.35 42.2 17 3
Career statistics
First-class span 1872 - 1878
Profile

Robert Henderson will be remembered for the excellent service he rendered to Middlesex as a bowler during several seasons in the "70"s. He was one of the few cricketers who, despite the enormous disadvantage of having to play in glasses, have met with success in first-class matches. He was a right-handed bowler, slow to medium pace, and, without ever being great, was decidedly above the average among amateurs. Mr. Henderson was educated at Harrow, and was considered very unfortunate in just missing a place in the XI. He was only 44.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 Middlesex 84/3 (34 ov)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 16/1 (6.5 ov) Kent 488
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 66/0 (20.2 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 Yorkshire 170/4 (42.3 ov)
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 14/0 (6 ov)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 156/2 (43.3 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 Leics 300/4 (81.2 ov)
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 335/2 (90 ov)
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