Sam Meston      

Full name Samuel Paul Meston

Born November 19, 1882, Islington, London

Died January 9, 1960, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (aged 77 years 51 days)

Major teams Essex, Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 20 35 2 516 130 15.63 1 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 20 62 65 1 1/10 65.00 6.29 62.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1906 - 1908
Profile

Samuel Paul Meston, who formerly played for Gloucestershire and Essex, died in Vancouver at the end of January at the age of 77. Born on November 19, 1882, he played as an amateur in three matches for Gloucestershire in 1906 before appearing for Essex the following year. He played for Essex for only two seasons, appearing in seventeen matches, and scored 130 against Lancashire at Leyton in 1907. He was a right-handed batsman and altogether in first-class cricket scored 516 runs at an average of 15.63.
The Cricketer Spring Annual, 1960

Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby - Apr 30
Northants 307/7 Derbyshire 43/0 (6.3/50 ov, target 308)
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford - Apr 30
Essex 304/7 Hampshire 34/1 (6.2/50 ov, target 305)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 30
Glamorgan 239 (48.3/50 ov)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester - Apr 30
Worcs 361/8 Leics 39/1 (5.2/50 ov, target 362)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's - Apr 30
Middlesex 256/9 Gloucs 43/1 (11/50 ov, target 257)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove - Apr 30
Somerset 303/5 (49/49 ov)
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