Sir Neville Cardus      

Full name Neville Cardus

Born April 2, 1889, Summer Place, Rusholme

Died February 27, 1975 (aged 85 years 331 days)

Other Commentator, Journalist, Author

Education Rusholme Board School, Manchester

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Text of a tribute by Alan Gibson
Since we are in a church, I thought it proper that we should have a text. Hear then these words from the prophet Blake (I am not sure whether Blake was one of Sir Neville's favourites, though he has recalled how enthusiastically he would join in 'Jerusalem' in his days with the Ancoats Brotherhood). Blake wrote, in Auguries of Innocence:

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Apr 27, 1967

Neville Cardus speaks at the Lord's Taverners Spring Luncheon

Neville Cardus

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Apr 27, 1967

Neville Cardus speaks at the Lord's Taverners Spring Luncheon

Neville Cardus

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Dec 3, 1950

Neville Cardus makes a speech at the Cricket Writers' Club dinner for the touring West Indies side, 1950

Neville Cardus makes a speech at the Cricket Writers' Club dinner for the touring West Indies side

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Notes

CBE 1964; Knighted 1967

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 Kent 99/1 (45.1 ov)
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 2/0 (2 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 Gloucs 254/5 (88.2 ov)
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 Notts 118/5 (53 ov)
Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester - May 22-25
Surrey 191 Lancashire 386/9 (115.5 ov)
Leics v Worcs at Leicester - May 22-25
Leics 316 Worcs 274 (75.3 ov)
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 162/0 (51.4 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 31/3 (11.4 ov) Durham 190
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