William Thompson (cricketer, born 1866)

William Henry Thompson (18 January 1866 28 September 1920) was an English cricketer. Thompson's batting and bowling styles are unknown. He was born at Padiham, Lancashire.

William Thompson
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Henry Thompson
Born18 January 1866
Padiham, Lancashire, England
Died28 September 1920(1920-09-28) (aged 54)
Southport, Lancashire, England
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 10
Batting average 10.00
100s/50s /
Top score 10
Balls bowled 45
Wickets 1
Bowling average 24.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/24
Catches/stumpings /
Source: Cricinfo, 28 July 2013

Educated at Uppingham School, Thompson made a single first-class appearance for Liverpool and District against Yorkshire in 1892 at Aigburth Cricket Ground, Liverpool.[1] In a match which Liverpool and District won by 6 wickets, Thompson batted once, scoring 10 runs in Liverpool and District's first-innings before he was dismissed by Louis Hall, while with the ball he took a single wicket, that of Thomas Wardall in Yorkshire's second-innings.[2]

He died at Southport, Lancashire on 28 September 1920.


  1. "First-Class Matches played by William Thompson". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  2. "Liverpool and District v Yorkshire, 1892". CricketArchive. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
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