George Hodgkinson      

Full name George Langton Hodgkinson

Born October 13, 1837, Kentish Town, London

Died February 16, 1915, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire (aged 77 years 126 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Harrow School; Oxford University

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 11 18 1 129 22 7.58 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 11 61 13 5/6 4.69 2 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford University v Cambridge University at Lord's, Jun 25-27, 1857 scorecard
Last First-class 1861
Profile

The Rev. George Langton Hodgkinson, born at Kentish Town on October 13, 1837, died at Chipping manor, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, on February 16. Scores and Biographies said of him: Is a pretty batsman, being a good forward player and leg hitter. Also a fine field and catch, generally taking cover-slip, and an excellent shot at the wicket. He was in the Harrow Eleven in 1854 and two following years, and in his two matches against Eton (both of which Harrow won)--the side did not meet in 1856--scored 17 runs in three innings. At Oxford he obtained his blue as a freshman, but in his three matches against Cambridge did very little, scoring but 15 runs in five innings. That he was regarded as a good player, however, is evident from the fact that in 1858 he appeared at the Oval for Gentlemen v. Players, scoring 3 and 5 and taking one wicket--Caffyn's--for 13 runs. In 1861 he assisted Middlesex against M.C.C. and Ground at Lord's scoring 22. Since 1876 he had been Prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Match drawn
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Match drawn
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Sussex won by 10 wickets
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 100/4 (37 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 & 151/5 (38.2 ov) Gloucs 364/6d
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 236 Lancashire 196 & 41/1 (23.2 ov, target 349)
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