William Jewell (cricketer)

William John Jewell (1 January 1855 – 3 March 1927) was an English first-class cricketer who made one appearance for Somerset County Cricket Club in 1884.[1] He opened the batting for Somerset in both innings of their match against Kent, scoring nine runs in the first innings and one run in the second. He also bowled twelve overs without taking a wicket. Somerset lost the match by an innings and 27 runs.[2] Jewell also played an earlier match for Somerset, in 1880, before they had been granted first-class status. In this match, played against Sussex, Jewell was a tail-end batsman, and claimed four wickets in Sussex's first innings.[3]

William Jewell
Personal information
Full name
William John Jewell
Born(1855-01-01)1 January 1855
Wendron, Helston, Cornwall, England
Died3 March 1927(1927-03-03) (aged 72)
Taunton, Somerset, England
Domestic team information
Only First-class8 May 1884 Somerset v Kent
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 1
Runs scored 10
Batting average 5.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 9
Balls bowled 48
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 0/14
Catches/stumpings 0/–
Source: CricketArchive, 9 July 2011


  1. ^ "Player Profile: William Jewell". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Somerset v Kent: County Match 1884". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Somerset v Sussex: Other matches in England 1880". CricketArchive. Retrieved 9 July 2011.