William Draper (cricketer)
|Full name||William Draper|
12 November 1848|
13 March 1919 (aged 70)|
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
|Relations||Henry Draper (brother)|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||13 July 1874 Kent v Derbyshire|
|Last First-class||19 August 1880 Kent v Lancashire|
Source: CricInfo, 30 May 2017
Draper was born at Penshurst in Kent in 1848. His name was registered at birth as William Drapper. In 1872 he appeared for a Colts of England cricket team and in 1873 represented a side comprising players engaged at Prince's Club.
In 1874 Draper made his first-class debut for Kent playing in their first county match against Derbyshire. He played nine first-class matches in total for the county as a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace deliveries. Draper was a first-class umpire between 1887 and 1898. He died at Tunbridge Wells in Kent in 1919 aged 70.