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Wisden, Johnlocked

(1826–1884)
  • Eric Midwinter

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Wisden, John (1826–1884), cricketer and almanac editor, was born at Crown Street, Brighton, on 5 September 1826, the son of William Wisden, builder, and his wife, Mary. He was baptized at St Nicholas, Brighton, on 11 October 1826. Little is known of his early life, except that he had a brother, ...

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