Billy Hart Dyke

Full name:William Hart Dyke
Born:7th August 1837, East Hall, Orpington, Kent, England
Died:3rd July 1931, Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford, Kent, England
Other Sports:Tennis
Biography:Member of UK Parliament for West Kent (1865-68), Mid Kent (1868-85) and Dartford (1885-1906); Parliamentary secretary to the Treasury (1874-80); succeeded his father as 7th Hart Dyke baronet (1875); Chief Secretary for Ireland (1885-86); Vice President, Committee of the Council on Education (1887-92); rackets world champion 1862, and played a major part in the formulation of the rules of Lawn Tennis. MCC President 1880-81.
Education:Harrow School; Christ Church, Oxford
Relations:Brother-in-law: VA Montagu; Cousin: EF Dyke
Teams:Gentlemen of Kent (Other FC: 1863); Bullingdon (Miscellaneous: 1858-1865); Harlequins (Miscellaneous: 1860); I Zingari (Miscellaneous: 1863-1874); All teams
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1863)
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