Stanley Jackson      

Full name Frank Stanley Jackson

Born November 21, 1870, Allerton Hall, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, Yorkshire

Died March 9, 1947, Hyde Park, London (aged 76 years 108 days)

Major teams England, Cambridge University, Yorkshire

Nickname Jacker

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Brother-in-law - JP Wilson

Frank Stanley Jackson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 20 33 4 1415 144* 48.79 5 6 0 10 0
First-class 309 505 35 15901 160 33.83 31 76 195 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 27 1587 799 24 5/52 5/58 33.29 3.02 66.1 1 1 0
First-class 309 37516 15767 774 8/54 20.37 2.52 48.4 42 6
Career statistics
Test debut England v Australia at Lord's, Jul 17-19, 1893 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 14-16, 1905 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1890 - 1907

Wisden obituary
The passing of Colonel The Honourable Sir Francis Stanley Jackson, P.C., G.C.I.E., on March 9, in his 77th year, came as a shock, not only to all who knew him personally, but also to every lover of cricket who had watched and enjoyed his wonderful prowess on the field of play. From the time that F. S. Jackson at Lord's by his remarkable allround success helped Harrow gain a victory over Eton by 156 runs in 1888, he went on from strength to strength, until he became one of the finest cricketers ever seen in England. Unfortunately he could not go on any tour to Australia owing to business reasons, and the presence of Lord Hawke in command of Yorkshire until 1910 prevented him from ever being the county captain, though he was occasionally in charge of the side. He reached the zenith of his fame in 1905 when captain of England against Australia. In all five Tests he won the toss; made 492 runs with an average of 70, among his scores being 144 not out at Leeds, 113 at Manchester, 82 not out at Nottingham, 76 and 31 at The Oval; took 13 wickets at 15.46 each, surpassing the efforts of all his colleagues and opponents. Of the five contests, England won that at Nottingham by 213 runs --- after declaring with five men out --- and that at Manchester by an innings and 80 runs, while they held much the stronger position in each of the three matches left unfinished. By a curious coincidence Stanley Jackson and Joseph Darling, then the Australian captain, were exactly the same age, both having been born on November 21, 1870. That was Darling's third visit as captain and his last tour in England. He died on January 2, 1946, and his obituary in last year's Wisden contains some of his experiences in opposition to Jackson.

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Nov 1923

Sir William Reginald Hall,  a leading figure in British naval intelligence during World War I, with statesman and cricketer Colonel Frank Stanley Jackson, November 1923

Sir William Reginald Hall with statesman and cricketer Colonel Frank Stanley Jackson

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Later Rt. Hon. Sir Francis Stanley Jackson

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1894