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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

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 172/3 (53 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 142/0 (39 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 & 59/0 (18 ov) Northants 470
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 299/8 (90 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 97/2 (35 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 & 31/0 (14 ov) Durham 607/7d
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 190/2 (66 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 353/6 (102 ov)
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