Charles Absolon

Full name:Charles Absolon
Born:30th May 1817, Wallingford, Berkshire, England
Died:4th January 1908, Finsbury Park, London, England
Biography:He participated in every game he could find, sometimes twice in a day, in a 71-year cricket career. Bowled underarm lobs and in the last 30 years of his cricket career he scored 26,000 runs and took 8,500 wickets. Between 1871 and 1893 he took 59 hat-tricks. Enjoyed a testimonal match at The Oval in 1896 which raised 120.
Teams:St John's Wood (Miscellaneous: 1856-1857); United Master Butchers' Club (Miscellaneous: 1859); Peckham (Miscellaneous: 1859); Middlesex Clubs (Miscellaneous: 1863); C Absolon's Team (Miscellaneous: 1864); Gentlemen of Middlesex (Miscellaneous: 1867-1868); Gentlemen of Surrey (Miscellaneous: 1868); WJ Page's Team (Miscellaneous: 1872); New Cross Albion (Miscellaneous: 1873-1875); Oxford Music Hall (Miscellaneous: 1874); United South of England Eleven (Miscellaneous: 1874)
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