December 04, 1842, Walton Hall, Warwickshire
September 25, 1923, Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, (aged 80y 295d)
Right hand Bat
Right arm Bowler, Left arm Bowler
Canon Osbert Mordauntm, who was born at Walton, in Warwickshire, on December 4, 1842, died on September 25. For 48 years he had been Rector of Hampton Lucy, near Stratford-on-Avon. As a member of the Eton team of 1860 he scored 3 not out and 11 v. Harrow and 0 and 0 not out v. Winchester, the former game being well-remembered on account of the innings of 70 by R. A. H. Mitchell and 112 not out by A. W. T. Daniel. Scores and Biographies (6-432) said of him: Is a capital hitter and a good field, generally at point or slip. He developed into a good lob-bowler, delivering with either hand, and was also a very sound judge of the game. For Gentlemen of Warwickshire he did several noteworthy things. Against Gentlemen of Shropshire in 1867 he scored 126 and took thirteen wickets; against Gentlemen of Lancashire in 1869 made 30 and 75; and v. Gentlemen of Staffordshire in 1874 scored 24 and 45 besides taking eight wickets. For 22 of Birmingham against the Australians in 1878 he had an analysis of 23 overs, 20 maidens, 3 runs, 4 wickets. He was a brother of J. M. Mordaunt of the Eton XI's of 1854 and 1855..
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