William Lautour

William Lautour
Personal information
Full name William Francis Joseph Lautour
Born (1812-08-21)21 August 1812
Marylebone, Middlesex, England
Died 11 November 1899(1899-11-11) (aged 87)
Hexton, Hertfordshire, England
Nickname William Francis Joseph Lautour Young
Batting style Left-handed
Domestic team information
1849 Hampshire
1845–1847 Marylebone Cricket Club
Source: Cricinfo, 29 April 2010

William Francis Joseph Lautour (21 August 1812 – 11 November 1899) was an English cricketer. Lautour was a left-handed batsman.

Lautour made his first-class debut for the left-handed cricket team against the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1838. In between making his debut for the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1845, he represented a number of teams in other first-class matches. Lautour represented the West, the Gentlemen in the 1844 Gentlemen v Players match as well as playing a single first-class match for an early England side against Kent.

In 1845, he made his debut for the Marylebone Cricket Club against Hampshire. Overall he represented the club in 3 first-class matches up to 1847. During this period he also played a number of non first-class matches for pre-county club Dorset.

In 1849, Lautour represented pre-county club Hampshire in a single first-class match against an All-England Eleven. In the same year he played his final first-class match for Gentlemen of England against the Gentlemen of Kent.

Lautour died on 11 November 1899 at Hexton, Hertfordshire.

External links

  • William Lautour at Cricinfo
  • CricketArchive
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