Gentlemen of Somerset v Gentlemen of Hampshire
Other matches in England 1879
VenueTankerville Chamberlayne's Ground, Yatton on 8th, 9th July 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
Players12 per side
TossToss not known
ResultMatch drawn
Close of play day 1

Gentlemen of Somerset first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Westernc Hall b Bencraft5     
WH Fowlerc FE Lacey b Bencraft5     
HF Foxnot out52     
F Bakerb Bencraft0     
W Traskc FE Lacey b Bencraft1     
W Masseyc Cork b Bencraft16     
JJE Wilmottc Hall b [unknown]4     
CJ Parnellc Cork b Bencraft3     
JM de Hochepied-Larpentc [unknown] b Hargreaves16     
T Chamberlayneb Watts0     
OG Radcliffeb Watts0     
JA Winterb Watts0     
Extras(6 b, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 71 overs)110
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-110 (71 ov)
Gentlemen of Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
[unknown]18   ?461--
Bencraft27   ?266--
G Duncan6   ?30--
Hargreaves11   ?161--
Watts9   ?103--

Gentlemen of Hampshire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FE Laceyc Trask b Fowler64     
AJ Duncanc Trask b Chamberlayne2     
AF Jeffreysb Fowler2     
RG Hargreavesc Baker b Trask23     
+E Hallc Western b Fowler1     
G Duncanc Western b Fowler4     
HWR Bencraftb de Hochepied-Larpent9     
AW Wattsc Winter b Fowler0     
HG Laceyb de Hochepied-Larpent1     
JE Corkb Fowler15     
H Austinnot out9     
WA Winterb de Hochepied-Larpent5     
Extras(14 b, 1 lb, 2 w)17
Total(all out, 98 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-?, 11-152 (98 ov)
Gentlemen of Somerset bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Chamberlayne14   ?231--
Fowler33   ?446--
Trask7   ?101--
de Hochepied-Larpent35   ?413--
Massey7   ?1402-
Winter2   ?20--

Gentlemen of Somerset second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
E Westernb Bencraft3     
WH Fowlerc [unknown] b Bencraft9     
HF Foxc and b Bencraft11     
F Bakerb Bencraft1     
W Traskb Hargreaves16     
W Masseyst Hall b [unknown]1     
JJE Wilmottb [unknown]4     
CJ Parnellc Hargreaves b Watts5     
JM de Hochepied-Larpentnot out8     
OG Radcliffeb Bencraft6     
JA Winterc [unknown] b Hargreaves0     
T Chamberlaynedid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 2 nb)6
Total(10 wickets)70
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-70
Gentlemen of Hampshire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

--> Bowling in the Gentlemen of Somerset first innings adds 1 run under
--> Bowling in the Gentlemen of Hampshire first innings adds 1 run under

Our thanks to Arthur Haygarth for collecting the information and to Roger Heavens for providing this scorecard which was first published in Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies Volume 16. Copies of the book can be obtained from . Additions or corrections to this scorecard would be gratefully received.
Source does not make clear which Lacey dismissed Willmott (twice) and Massey, and caught Larpent and Fowler.
Source does not make clear which Duncan caught Winter.
The inclement weather caused this match to be unfinished. This match was now played for the first time. A Supper and Fireworks followed the match given by Tankerville Chamberlayne Esq.





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