William Coleman      

Full name William Ezra Coleman

Born December 5, 1878, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Died January 27, 1960, Napsbury, St Albans, Hertfordshire (aged 81 years 53 days)

Major teams Marylebone Cricket Club, Minor Counties

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Other Coach

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 10 18 2 180 37 11.25 0 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 10 483 23 6/30 21.00 1 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1902 - 1909
Profile

William Ezra Coleman died on January 27, aged 81. He played for Hertfordshire from 1896 until 1914, being a good fast bowler and a hard-hitting batsman, who scored 107 for Hertfordshire v. Northamptonshire at Watford in 1902. In 1906 he played for the Minor Counties v. the West Indies and scored 62 and 38 not out and took 5 wickets for 79. He was coach at St. George's School, Harpenden, for two years and then joined the ground staff at Lord's, where lie stayed for ten years. On leaving Lord's he was appointed coach at Aldenham School, where he stayed for 23 years.
The Cricketer, Spring 1960

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 76/1 (23 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 22/0 (6 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 438/7 (117 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 151/5 (60 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 0/0 (1 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 543/7 (140 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 113/0 (39 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 226/5 (72 ov)
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