1880 – 1923
Who was Beresford Horsley?
Horsley made his debut for Durham in the 1897 Minor Counties Championship against Norfolk. He played Minor counties cricket for Durham from 1897 to 1905, making 20 Minor Counties Championship appearances. He later made added a further appearance for Durham in the 1914 Minor Counties Championship. He played in a single first-class match in the 1904 season for London County against Warwickshire. He batted once in the match, scoring 24 runs in London County's first-innings before being dismissed by Willie Quaife. With the ball, he bowled a total of 5 wicket-less overs.
In late 1906 he was listed in the London Gazette as a Land Tax Commissioner for County Durham. In 1920, he received a CBE for his services in the war as a Deputy Director of Recruiting for the Ministry of National Service.
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- Jan 2, 1880
- Nov 19, 1923
on July 23, 2013
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