Bill Roe      

Full name William Nichols Roe

Born March 21, 1861, Closworth, Somerset

Died October 11, 1937, Marylebone, London (aged 76 years 204 days)

Major teams Cambridge University, Somerset

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 83 141 8 2690 132 20.22 4 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 83 2208 1005 32 3/17 31.40 2.73 69.0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1882 - 1899
Profile

ROE, MR. WILLIAM NICHOLS, died in a London nursing home after an operation on October 11. A very well-known figure in the world of cricket from the time that he played with great success for the Clergy Orphan School, Canterbury, until last summer, when at the age of 76 he regularly attended Lord's and The Oval, W. N. Roe maintained his close connexion with the game unbroken.

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William Roe

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