Thomas Dashwood

Thomas Henry Knyvett Dashwood (3 January 1876 – 24 January 1929) was an English first-class cricketer.[1] Dashwood was a right-handed batsman.

Thomas Dashwood
Personal information
Full nameThomas Henry Knyvett Dashwood
Born(1876-01-03)3 January 1876
St Ippollitts, Hertfordshire, England
Died24 January 1929(1929-01-24) (aged 53)
Fulham, London, England
Domestic team information
1899Oxford University
1898–1902 and 1907Hertfordshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 18
Runs scored 334
Batting average 11.92
100s/50s –/1
Top score 70
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 15/–
Source: Cricinfo, 17 January 2010

Dashwood made his county cricket debut for Hertfordshire in the Minor Counties Championship against Norfolk. From 1898 to 1907, Dashwood played eighteen Minor Counties Championship matches for Hertfordshire, with his final match for the county coming against the Lancashire Second XI

Dashwood went up to University College, Oxford, in 1895[2] and made his first-class debut for Oxford University, playing two matches for the University in 1899 against Surrey and Sussex, where he made his maiden and only first-class half century with a score of 70. In 1899, Dashwood also represented an England XI against the touring Australians.

In 1902 Dashwood toured the West Indies with RA Bennett's XI, playing thirteen first-class matches, including against the teams of Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad, British Guiana and the West Indies themselves.

In 1904 Dashwood represented Hampshire in two first-class matches against Leicestershire and Yorkshire, the second of which was Dashwood's final first-class match.

Dashwood died in West Kensington, London on 24 January 1929 from heart failure as a result of influenza.[3]


  1. "Player Profile: Thomas Dashwood". CricketArchive. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
  2. "Photograph Album of Richard Douglas Slater (d. 1949)". University College, Oxford.
  3. "Deaths". The Times (45111). London. 26 January 1929. p. 1.
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