Russell Bencraft

Full name:Henry William Russell Bencraft
Born:4th March 1858, Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died:25th December 1943, Compton, Winchester, Hampshire, England
Batting:Right-hand batter
Bowling:Right-arm fast
Occasional wicket-keeper
Biography:Director of Edwin Jones (retailing), Southern Newspapers and other companies. Knighted 1924 for public services in Hampshire, and later known as Sir Henry William Russell-Bencraft. President of Southampton Football Club. Hon Secretary of Hampshire CCC.
Education:St Edward's School, Oxford; St George's Hospital Medical College, Westminster
Relations:Nephew: EG Read
Teams:Hampshire (Main FC: 1876-1896);
All teams
Hampshire Cap: before 1944 (it is not known in which year his cap was awarded)
Hampshire Captain: 1880 - 1882, 1895
Lists of matches and more detailed statistics
Articles:Brief profile of H.W.R.Bencraft
Pictures:Portrait of Russell Bencraft

First-Class Career Batting and Fielding (1876-1896)
First-Class Career Bowling (1876-1896)





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