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Arthur Alexander Thomson, MBE (7 April 1894 at Harrogate, Yorkshire – 2 June 1968 near Lord's in London) was an English writer best known for his books on cricket, for which he used the byline "AA Thomson".
Albert Chevallier Tayler (1862–1925) was an English artist who specialised in portrait and genre painting, but was also involved in the plein air methods of the Newlyn School.
Albert Kinross (4 July 1870 – 19 March 1929) was an English journalist, magazine editor and writer of novels, stories and articles.
Albert Ernest Knight (8 October 1872 in Leicester – 25 April 1946 in Edmonton, Middlesex) was an English professional cricket player.
Alexander Stuart "Alec" Kennedy (24 January 1891, Edinburgh, Scotland – 15 November 1959, Southampton, England) was a Hampshire cricketer and one of the ten highest wicket-takers in first-class cricket (usually ranked seventh after Rhodes, Freeman, Parker, J.T. Hearne, Goddard, and W.G. Grace).
Alfred Shaw (29 August 1842 – 16 January 1907) was an eminent Victorian cricketer and rugby footballer, who bowled the first ball in Test cricket and was the first to take five wickets in a Test innings (5/35).
An all-rounder is a cricketer who regularly performs well at both batting and bowling.
Alonzo Robson Drake (16 April 1884 – 14 February 1919) was an English footballer and first-class cricketer.
Andrew John Strauss (born 2 March 1977) is a former English cricketer who played all formats of the game internationally, captaining England in all three.
The Angel Ground was a sports ground at Tonbridge in the English county of Kent.
Archibald Campbell MacLaren (1 December 1871 – 17 November 1944) was an English cricketer who captained the England cricket team at various times between 1898 and 1909.
Arthur Fielder (19 July 1877 – 30 August 1949) was an English professional cricketer who played as a fast bowler for Kent County Cricket Club and the England cricket team between 1900 and 1914.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
In the sport of cricket, a bail is one of the two smaller sticks placed on top of the three stumps to form a wicket.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
In cricket, the batting order is the sequence in which batsmen play through their team's innings, there always being two batsmen taking part at any one time.
The Battle of Passchendaele (Flandernschlacht, Deuxième Bataille des Flandres), also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Walter "Bill" Morris Bradley (2 January 1875 – 19 June 1944) was an English amateur cricketer who played in two Test matches in 1899.
William John Fairservice (16 May 1881 – 26 June 1971), known as Bill Fairservice, was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Kent County Cricket Club between 1902 and 1921.
John William "Bill" Hitch, born Radcliffe, Lancashire, on 7 May 1886, and died at Cardiff on 7 July 1965, was a cricketer who played for Surrey and England.
Blackheath is a district of south east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich and the London Borough of Lewisham.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
The bowling average is one of a number of statistics used to compare bowlers in the sport of cricket.
Bramall Lane is a football stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
The breadwinner model is a paradigm of family centered on a breadwinner, "the member of a family who earns the money to support the others".
John Brian "George" Statham, CBE (17 June 1930 – 10 June 2000) was one of the leading English fast bowlers in 20th century English cricket.
The Bristol County Ground (also known as Nevil Road), known for sponsorship reasons as The Brightside Ground, is a senior cricket venue in Bristol, England.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
Canterbury Cricket Week was founded in 1842.
The captain of a cricket team, often referred to as the skipper, is the appointed leader, having several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of the other players.
Catford is a district of south east London and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Lewisham.
Caught is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
Claud Neville Woolley (5 May 1886 – 3 November 1962) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire.
The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Inter-county cricket matches are known to have been played since the early 18th century, involving teams that are representative of the historic counties of England and Wales.
The County Cricket Ground, also known as the 1st Central County Ground for sponsorship reasons, is a cricket venue in Hove, East Sussex, England.
The County Ground is a cricket venue on Wantage Road in the Abington area of Northampton, England, UK.
Crayford is a town and electoral ward located in south-east London, England within the London Borough of Bexley.
A cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket.
A cricket net is a practice net used by batsmen and bowlers to warm up and/or improve their cricketing techniques.
Dean Park is a cricket ground in Bournemouth, England, currently used by Dorset County Cricket Club, Bournemouth University Cricket Club, as well as by Parley Cricket Club and Suttoners Cricket Club.
A delivery or ball in cricket is a single action of bowling a cricket ball toward the batsman.
Deptford is a district of south-east London, England, within the London Borough of Lewisham.
In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket).
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by epileptic seizures.
Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores and/or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or by running the batsman out.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
In cricket, the follow-on is where a team batting second is forced to take its second innings immediately after its first, after having failed to reach close enough to the score achieved by the team who batted first (in that team's first innings).
Frank Mitchell (13 August 1872 – 11 October 1935) was a cricketer and rugby union player.
Frank Edward Woolley (27 May 1887 – 18 October 1978) was an English first-class cricketer active 1906 to 1938 who played for Kent and England.
George William Beldam (1 May 1868 – 23 November 1937) was an English first-class cricketer and a pioneer of action photography in sport.
Edward George Dennett (27 April 1879 – 15 September 1937) was a left arm spinner for Gloucestershire between 1903 and 1926, and from his figures could be considered one of the best bowlers never to play Test cricket.
Colonel George Robert Canning Harris, 4th Baron Harris, (3 February 1851 – 24 March 1932), generally known as Lord Harris, was a British colonial administrator and Governor of Bombay.
George Herbert Hirst (7 September 1871 – 10 May 1954) was a professional English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1891 and 1921, with a further appearance in 1929.
Gilbert Laird Jessop (19 May 1874 – 11 May 1955) was an English cricket player, often reckoned to have been the fastest run-scorer cricket has ever known.
Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Greenwich is an area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.
Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Harry Surtees Altham (30 November 1888 – 11 March 1965) was an English cricketer who became an important figure in the game as an administrator, historian and coach.
Headingley Cricket Ground (usually shortened to Headingley) is a cricket ground in Headingley Stadium complex in Leeds, England.
Hedley Verity (18 May 1905 – 31 July 1943) was a professional cricketer who played for Yorkshire and England between 1930 and 1939.
Hugh Trumble (12 May 1867 – 14 August 1938) was an Australian cricketer who played 32 Test matches as a bowling all-rounder between 1890 and 1904.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
An inswinger is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
John Thomas Hearne (3 May 1867 – 17 April 1944) (known as Jack Hearne, J. T. Hearne or Old Jack Hearne to avoid confusion with J. W. Hearne to whom he was distantly related) was a Middlesex and England medium-fast bowler.
John Thomas Brown (20 August 1869 – 4 November 1904) known as Jack, was an English professional cricketer, who played primarily as a batsman.
John Richard Mason (26 March 1874 – 15 October 1958), known as Jack Mason, was an English amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket for Kent County Cricket Club between 1893 and 1914, captaining the team between 1898 and 1902.
James Hallows (14 November 1873 – 20 May 1910) was an English first-class cricketer, active from 1898 to 1907, who played for Lancashire.
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period.
John Richmond Gunn (19 July 1876 – 21 August 1963) was an English cricketer who played in six Tests from 1901 to 1905.
Johnny Briggs (3 October 1862 – 11 January 1902) was an English left arm spin bowler who played for Lancashire County Cricket Club between 1879 and 1900 and remains the second-highest wicket-taker in the county's history after Brian Statham.
Sir Joseph Whitworth, 1st Baronet (21 December 1803 – 22 January 1887) was an English engineer, entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Kent County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Kent Fortress Royal Engineers (KFRE) was a volunteer Territorial unit of the British Army that saw service in both World Wars.
Kent vs Lancashire at Canterbury is an oil on canvas painting by Albert Chevallier Tayler completed in 1907.
The Kentish Express is a weekly newspaper serving southern Kent.
The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army.
Lancashire Cricket Club, one of eighteen first-class county clubs in the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales, represents the historic county of Lancashire.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
A machinist is a person who machines using hand tools and machine tools to prototype, fabricate or make modifications to a part that is made of metal, plastics, or wood.
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Marlow (historically Great Marlow or Chipping Marlow) is a town and civil parish within Wycombe district in south Buckinghamshire, England.
Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke (16 August 1860 – 10 October 1938), generally known as Lord Hawke, was an English amateur cricketer active from 1881 to 1911 who played for Yorkshire and England.
The Maxim gun was a weapon invented by American-born British inventor Hiram Stevens Maxim in 1884: it was the first recoil-operated machine gun in production.
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.
Montague Alfred Noble (28 January 1873 – 22 June 1940) was an Australian cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia.
Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.
New Cross is an area of south east London, England, south-east of Charing Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham and the SE14 postcode district.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.
Oxford Road Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission burial ground for the dead of the First World War located near Ypres (now Ieper) in Belgium on the Western Front.
Park Avenue is a sports ground on Horton Park Avenue in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.
Passendale or Passchendaele (obsolete spelling, retained in English) is a rural Belgian village in the Zonnebeke municipality of West Flanders province.
Sir Pelham Francis Warner, (2 October 1873 – 30 January 1963), affectionately and better known as Plum Warner or "the Grand Old Man" of English cricket, was a Test cricketer and cricket administrator.
Private Banks Sports Ground is a cricket and multi-use sports ground in Catford Bridge in the London Borough of Lewisham.
Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Jadeja, (10 September 1872 – 2 April 1933), often known as Ranji, was the ruler of the Indian princely state of Nawanagar from 1907 to 1933, as Maharaja Jam Saheb, and a noted Test cricketer who played for the English cricket team.
William Charles "Razor" Smith (4 October 1877 – 15 July 1946) was a Surrey slow bowler.
Rectory Field is a sports ground in Blackheath in the Royal Borough of Greenwich in south-east London.
A register office, much more commonly registry office (except in official use), is a British government office where births, deaths and marriages are officially recorded and civil marriages take place.
The Royal Arsenal, Woolwich carried out armaments manufacture, ammunition proofing, and explosives research for the British armed forces at a site on the south bank of the River Thames in Woolwich in south-east London, England, United Kingdom.
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large affluent town in western Kent, England, around south-east of central London by road and by rail.
In cricket, a run is running the length of the pitch, and is a basic means of scoring, as the team with the most runs wins.
Schofield Haigh (19 March 1871 – 27 February 1921) was a Yorkshire and England cricketer.
The Second XI Championship is a season-long cricket competition in England that is competed for by the reserve teams of those county cricket clubs that have first-class status.
Sergeant (abbreviated to Sgt and capitalized when used as a named person's title) is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces.
Shrapnel shells were anti-personnel artillery munitions which carried a large number of individual bullets close to the target and then ejected them to allow them to continue along the shell's trajectory and strike the target individually.
Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas (after South Africa's national flower, Protea cynaroides, commonly known as the "king protea"), is administered by Cricket South Africa.
The St Lawrence Ground is a cricket ground in Canterbury, Kent.
A sticky wicket (or sticky dog, or glue pot) is a metaphor used to describe a difficult circumstance.
Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Edward George Arnold (7 November 1876 – 25 October 1942) was an English cricketer who played in ten Test Matches from 1903 to 1907, and most of his 343 first-class matches for Worcestershire between 1899 and 1913.
Ted Wainwright (8 April 1865 – 28 October 1919) was an English first-class cricketer, who played in 352 first-class matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1888 and 1902.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
Tom Goddard (1 October 1900 – 22 May 1966; in full, Thomas William John Goddard, or simply Thomas William Goddard) was an English cricketer and the fifth-highest wicket taker in first-class cricket.
Thomas Walter Hayward (29 March 1871 – 19 July 1939) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Surrey and England between the 1890s and the outbreak of World War I. He was primarily an opening batsman, noted especially for the quality of his off-drive.
Tonbridge is a historic market town in the English county of Kent.
Trent Bridge is a cricket ground mostly used for Test, One-day international and County cricket located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England, just across the River Trent from the city of Nottingham.
Turning is a machining process in which a cutting tool, typically a non-rotary tool bit, describes a helix toolpath by moving more or less linearly while the workpiece rotates.
In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make decisions about events on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket.
Village cricket is a term, sometimes pejorative, given to the playing of cricket in rural villages in England and Wales.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
Harold Thomas William Hardinge (25 February 1886 — 8 May 1965), known as Wally Hardinge, was an English professional sportsman who played both cricket and association football for England.
Walter Mead (1 April 1868 – 18 March 1954) was the principal bowler for Essex during their first two decades as a first-class county.
Walter Wright (29 February 1856 – 22 March 1940, born Walter Shooter) was an English cricketer.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
In the sport of cricket, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.
Wilfred Rhodes (29 October 1877 – 8 July 1973) was an English professional cricketer who played 58 Test matches for England between 1899 and 1930.
Captain William McCanlis (30 October 1840 – 19 November 1925) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Kent County Cricket Club between 1862 and 1877 and later became known for his role in coaching young cricketers at the county's Tonbridge Nursery.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Worcestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Ypres (Ieper) is a Belgian municipality in the province of West Flanders.
1898 was the ninth season of County Championship cricket in England.
1899 was the tenth season of County Championship cricket in England.