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Robert Tinson      

Full name Robert N Tinson

Born date unknown

Major teams United States of America, St George's Cricket Club

Fielding position Wicketkeeper


Robert Tinson was a successful New York merchant who was a driving force behind St George's CC. A good wicketkeeper-batsman, he led the side to Toronto in 1840 after what turned out to be a hoax invitation, but was captain of USA in their first international against Canada four years later. He led the side in the two matches in 1845 and returned for a fourth and final time in 1854. He was a renowned public speaker.
Martin Williamson