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Another cricketer who played for Derbyshire during the 1919 season was named George Ratcliffe.

George Ratcliffe (born George Ratcliff 1 April 1856 — 7 March 1928) was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire from 1887 to 1889.

Ratcliffe was born in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, the son of George Ratcliff, a coal miner, and his wife Priscilla. He became a butcher.[1]

Ratcliffe made his debut for Derbyshire in June 1887 in a match against Surrey. In this he scored 64, but his average fell from this point in his remaining four first class matches. At the end of the season Derbyshire left the championship but Ratcliffe continued to play for the club in 1888 and 1889. Ratcliffe was a left-handed batsman middle-upper order batsman and played in 10 innings in 5 first class matches. He bowled two overs but did not take a wicket.[2]

Ratcliffe died in Nottingham at the age of 72.



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