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Charles Oxenden (born 23 May 1800 at Deane, Kent; died 17 March 1874 at Barham, Kent) was an English amateur cricketer who helped found the Cambridge University Cricket Club, and played first-class cricket for the club from 1820 to 1822. He made 4 known appearances in first-class cricket.[1]

Charles Oxended was educated at Harrow School, where he captained the school cricket team in 1818,[1] and arranged the first regular Eton v. Harrow cricket match. He was admitted to Christ's College, Cambridge in 1819. Subsequently ordained as a Church of England clergyman, he was Rector of Barham from 1846 until his death.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b CricketArchive. Retrieved on 28 August 2009.
  2. ^ Oxenden, Charles in Venn, J. & J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 10 vols, 1922–1958.

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Bibliography

  • Arthur Haygarth, Scores & Biographies, Volume 1 (1744–1826), Lillywhite, 1862

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