Viscount Pevensey      

Full name Henry North Holroyd (Viscount Pevensey)

Born January 18, 1832, Marylebone, London

Died April 21, 1909, Beaulieu, France (aged 77 years 93 days)

Major teams Sussex

Also known as later 3rd Earl of Sheffield

Education Eton College

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only First-class Sussex v United England Eleven at Lewes, Sep 4-6, 1854 scorecard
Profile

The 3rd Earl of Sheffield's lasting legacy to the game was the donation of a fund of £150 which was used to purchase the Sheffield Shield in 1893, which was to be the prize played for in Australia for more than a century. The gift came at the end of a tour organised by Sheffield after he was advised to take a cruise on health grounds. As a young man he played a reasonable standard of cricket, but it was as a benefactor that he really boosted the game. His generosity bailed out Sussex, rewarded by three spells as county president, and he also built his own impressive ground at Sheffield Park inside the family estate. He sat as a Conservative MP for East Sussex before succeeding his father as Lord Sheffield in 1876.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 108/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 96/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 296/5
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
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