Henry Stenton

Henry Cawdron Stenton (15 September 1815 – 6 March 1887) was an English first-class cricketer and solicitor.

Henry Stenton
Personal information
Full nameHenry Cawdron Stenton
Born15 September 1815
Southwell, Nottinghamshire,
Died6 March 1887(1887-03-06) (aged 71)
Southwell, Nottinghamshire,
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 5
Batting average
100s/50s –/–
Top score 5*
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 31 March 2019

The head of a family firm of solicitors at Southwell,[1] Stenton made a single appearance in first-class cricket for the Gentlemen of Southwell against England at Southwell in 1846.[2] He batted once in the match, ending the Gentlemen of Southwell's first-innings not out on 5.[3]

He died at Southwell in March 1887. His son was Sir Frank Stenton, a noted historian.[1]


  1. ^ a b Northamptonshire Past and Present. Vol. 3–4. Northamptonshire Record Society. 1960. p. 181.
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Henry Stenton". CricketArchive. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Gentlemen of Southwell v England, 1846". CricketArchive. Retrieved 31 March 2019.

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