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William Gilbert Grace, 1848-1915

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1848.07.18
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Date of Death: 1915.10.23
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Dr William Gilbert Grace was a celebrated cricketer and physician.

Life:

A great cricketer who is remembered to this day, Grace enjoyed a lengthy career from 1865-1900. He played for Gloucestershire, his home county and for England, his skills as a thrower, fast runner and bowler breaking almost every record in the game.

He is referred to in JW's correspondence about 1895 (#05042).

Bibliography:

Encyclopedia Brittanica, (11th edition) 1911, at http://www.1911encyclopedia.org (accessed 2005).