Richard Altham

Richard James Livingstone Altham MBE (19 January 1924 – 17 August 2005) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University Cricket Club and the Free Foresters.[1] His highest score of 14 came when playing for Oxford University in the match against Free Foresters.[2] He also played for Hertfordshire in the Minor Counties Championship.[3] He was educated at Marlborough College and Trinity College, Oxford.

Richard Altham
Personal information
Full nameRichard James Livingstone Altham
Born(1924-01-19)19 January 1924
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Died17 August 2005(2005-08-17) (aged 81)
England
BattingRight handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1947Oxford University
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 2
Runs scored 14
Batting average 4.66
100s/50s -/-
Top score 14
Balls bowled 0
Wickets 0
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling -
Catches/stumpings 2/-
Source: CricketArchive, 9 August 2008

He was appointed MBE in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to young people and to Book Aid.

His father was Harry Altham CBE, the cricket historian, coach and schoolmaster of Winchester College.

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