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Earl of Darnley      

Full name John Stuart Bligh

Born April 16, 1827, Marylebone, London

Died December 14, 1896, Athboy, Co Meath, Ireland (aged 69 years 242 days)

Major teams Gentlemen of Kent

Relation Brother - EV Bligh, Son - Lord Clifton, Son - Hon.IFW Bligh

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 1 2 0 2 2 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1848 - 1848
Profile

The Darnley family was one of the leading lights in kent, if not English, cricket during much of the 19th century, and while the 6th Earl's abilities were limited - he made just one first-class outing for the Gentlemen of Kent - he played an important role as an administrator, and was president of Kent and MCC.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-8
Leics 159 & 110/9 (45.2 ov) Kent 210
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 Notts 180/4 (60 ov)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 Somerset 176/4 (53 ov)
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 125/1 (42 ov) Warwickshire 69
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 167/3 (32 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 96/4 (25.4 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 228/5 (79 ov)
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