Full name Charles Gordon
Born December 25, 1814, Finsbury, London
Died July 27, 1899, Bedford (aged 84 years 214 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style (unknown arm) slow (roundarm)
|First-class debut||Gentlemen of England v Gentlemen of Kent at Lord's, Jun 17-18, 1844 scorecard|
MR. CHARLES GORDON who died on the 27th of July was in his 85th year, having been born on the 25th of December, 1814. He never took part in first-class cricket, but for several years he was the crack batsman of the once famous Clapton Club. In 1843 , in a match between Clapton and the M. C. C., he played an innings of 110 against the bowling of Hillyer and Dean. His name will be found in Scores and Biographies for upwards of twenty seasons. He was a hard working field in various positions, and a slow round arm bowler.
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