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Lord Henry Nevill      

Full name Henry Gilbert Ralph Nevill

Born September 2, 1854, Tadcaster

Died January 10, 1938 (aged 83 years 130 days)

Also known as 3rd Marquess of Abergavenny

Education Eton College

Relation Brother - Earl of Lewes

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A member of the famous Nevill family who played such a dominant role in English history, he succeeded his brother as Marquis of Abergavenny in 1927 and held the title until he was killed after falling from horse while out hunting in 1938. With his brother an invalid for much of his life, he took charge of the family estates but found time to play a variety of sports and also to marry three times. His one first-class appearance was for his own XI against I Zingari at Lord's in 1879. On the opposite side was his brother, the Earl of Lewes, making his only first-class outing.
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He succeeded as 3rd Marquess of Abergavenny in October 1927

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Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
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Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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