Sir Russell Bencraft      

Full name Henry William Russell Bencraft

Born March 4, 1858, Southampton, Hampshire

Died December 25, 1943, Compton, Winchester, Hampshire (aged 85 years 296 days)

Major teams Hampshire

Also known as Henry William Russell-Bencraft

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Education St. Edward's School, Oxford

Henry William Russell Bencraft
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 46 78 18 932 62* 15.53 0 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 46 363 197 5 2/15 39.40 3.25 72.6 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1876 - 1896
Profile

Sir Russell Bencraft, JP, MRCS, LRCP, one of the most prominent citizens of Southampton for many years, and always devoted to cricket, died on Christmas Day at Compton near Winchester, aged 85, six months after his left leg was amputated above the knee. Born is Southampton on March 4, 1858, he lived there until his residence was destroyed by enemy action.

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H.W.R.Bencraft, Hampshire captain 1880-1882,1895

Russell Bencraft

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