Full name Cecil Headlam
Born September 19, 1872, London
Died August 12, 1934, Charing, Kent (aged 61 years 327 days)
Major teams Middlesex, Oxford University
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Education Rugby School; Oxford University
|First-class span||1895 - 1906|
Cecil Headlam was in the Rugby School XI between 1889 and 1891 as wicketkeeper, and played for Oxford Seniors in 1895 besides one match for the University - v MCC and Ground at Lord's - in 1895, when R. P. Lewis the regular wicketkeeper rested.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Cecil Headlam was a renowned historian and author who contributed significantly to the Cambridge History of the British Empire. He also travelled widely, and in the war was employed as a censor of press cables.
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