John Deedes

Knowledge Identifier: +John_Deedes


John Deedes

Amateur English cricketer add

Category: Cricket

Born in 1803.

Countries: United Kingdom (40%), UK (40%), (20%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Kent, England, House of Commons of the United Kingdom

Linked to: Cambridge University Cricket Club, Conservative Party, Trinity College, Cambridge, Winchester College




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John Deedes was born in 1803 add something


He made his first-class debut for Cambridge University in 1822, playing a single match for the club against the Cambridge Town Club add something


Deedes next first-class appearance came in 1827 for the Gentlemen in the Gentlemen v Players player fixture, in which Deedes appeared in both the Gentlemen v Players fixtures for 1827, as well as representing Kent in a single first-class match against the Marylebone Cricket Club add something


Deedes made two further appearances for Kent in 1828, with his final first-class appearance for the county coming against pre-county club Sussex add something


In 1828 Deedes made his only first-class appearance for pre-county club Hampshire against an early England team add something


Deedes played a final fixture for the Gentlemen in the 1829 Gentlemen v Players and made a single first-class appearance for England against pre-county club Surrey add something


In 1829 Deedes played in the unusually named first-class fixture Married v Single, where Deedes represented the Single team, suggesting at this time Deedes was not married or had no partner of sorts add something


As well as playing first-class cricket, William was a Conservative Party politician who was a Member of Parliament for East Kent from 1845–1857 and 1857–1862 following the resignation from the House of Commons of Sir Edward Dering who had defeated Deedes at the 1857 election add something

John Deedes died in 1885 add something


Deedes died at Belgravia, Westminster on 11 January 1885 add something