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Walter Monckton      

Full name Walter Turner Monckton

Born January 17, 1891, Ightham Warren, Plaxtol, Kent

Died January 9, 1965, Folkington, Sussex (aged 73 years 358 days)

Major teams Combined Universities

Also known as created Viscount Monckton of Brenchley in 1957

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

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Walter Turner Monckton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 1 2 1 72 43 72.00 0 0 1 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1911 - 1911
Profile

A wicketkeeper-batsman, Walter Monckton made one first-class appearance while at Oxford where he scored 43 and 29*. He found his fame as a leading barrister and politician, most notably as Attorney-General during the 1936 abdication crisis. He was president of Surrey from 1950-52 and from 1959 until his death; he was also president of MCC in 1956.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 193/9 (51.3 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 225/8 (52.3 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 139/3 (52 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 136/4 (55.2 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 211/4 (57 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 171/7 (51.5 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 200/4 (54 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 172/5 (48.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 232/3 (56 ov)
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