George Campbell

Cricket Player

1847 –

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Who is George Campbell?

George Augustus Campbell was an English cricketer. Campbell's batting style is unknown. The son of Colonel Herbert Frederick Campbell of Evenley Hall and his wife, Louisa, he was born at Tunbridge Wells, Kent, and was educated at Wellington College, where he first attended in 1860. His family were of Scottish descent and could trace their roots back to the 2nd Earl of Argyll

Campbell made a single first-class appearance for Lancashire against Surrey in 1866 at Wavertree Road Ground, Liverpool. Surrey won the toss and elected to field first, with Lancashire being put into bat. In their first-innings, Lancashire made 125 all out, with Campbell being dismissed for 10 runs by Frederick Miller. Surrey then responded in their first-innings by making 116 all out, with Lancashire then making 86 all out in their second-innings, in which Campbell was dismissed for 8 runs by George Griffith. Surrey reached 96/7 in their second-innings to win the match by three wickets. This was his only major appearance for Lancashire.

He married Hon. Alice, the elder daughter of the 8th Viscount Barrington, with the couple having five children.

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Born
Jul 7, 1847

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on July 23, 2013

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