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Arthur Gwynn      

Full name Arthur Percival Gwynn

Born June 11, 1874, Ramelton, Co Donegal

Died February 14, 1898, Rangoon, Burma (aged 23 years 248 days)

Major teams Dublin University

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education St Columba's College; Trinity College, Dublin

Relation Brother - LH Gwynn, Brother - RM Gwynn, Brother - JT Gwynn, Cousin - D O'Brien, Nephew - JD Gwynn

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 4 8 0 267 130 33.37 1 5 1
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1895 - 1895

Arthur Gwynn was an outstanding sportsman and, like his brother Lucius, represented Ireland at rugby and cricket. An attacking batsman, he scored 2736 runs for Dublin University and played in all four of the university's first-class matches in 1895, including 130 against Cambridge; two years earlier had had "outrageously" taken on Essex's feared fast bowler Charles Kortright at Leyton, making 43. In January 1898 he travelled to Burma where he had taken a job with the civil service; within six weeks he was dead after an infected tooth caused septicaemia.
Martin Williamson