Marylebone Cricket Club v Uppingham School
Other matches in England 1879
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 6th, 7th August 1879 (2-day match)
Balls per over4
TossToss not known
ResultMarylebone Cricket Club won by an innings and 152 runs
UmpiresM Flanagan, F Randon
Close of play day 1Marylebone Cricket Club (1) ?/? (Hearn 159*)

Uppingham School first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Leesc Brooks b Shadwell26     
M Fieldrun out8     
AP Ecclesc West b Clayton7     
W Orfordb Clayton20     
PEL Powerc West b Clayton9     
H Rotherhamb Shadwell3     
A Rotherhamb West3     
GH Thringb Shadwell5     
S Christophersonb Clayton20     
TF Phillipsnot out1     
HM Johnstonb Clayton0     
Extras(12 b, 2 lb, 2 w)16
Total(all out)118
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-118
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Marylebone Cricket Club first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Hearnnot out161  15- 
CJ Heganc Christopherson b H Rotherham13     
E Doylerun out11     
FT Welmanc Lees b H Rotherham15     
TC Brooksb H Rotherham0     
J Westb H Rotherham28     
RO Claytonb Eccles8     
WB Phillipsb Christopherson3     
FB Shadwellc Eccles b Power67     
ARM Langhornec Phillips b H Rotherham2     
H Nixonb H Rotherham0     
Extras(5 b, 2 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out)316
Fall of wickets:
1-? (Hegan), 2-? (Doyle), 3-? (Welman), 4-? (Brooks), 5-? (West), 6-? (Clayton), 7-203 (Phillips), 8-301 (Shadwell), 9-? (Langhorne), 10-316 (Nixon)
Uppingham School bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
H Rotherham???6--

Uppingham School second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Leesb Clayton10     
M Fieldb West0     
AP Ecclesc Clayton b West14     
W Orfordb Clayton1     
PEL Powerb West5     
H Rotherhamc Hegan b West0     
A Rotherhamc Hegan b West0     
GH Thringc Clayton b West0     
S Christophersonb Clayton1     
TF Phillipsb Clayton3     
HM Johnstonnot out0     
Extras(8 b, 4 lb)12
Total(all out)46
Fall of wickets:
1-?, 2-?, 3-?, 4-?, 5-?, 6-?, 7-?, 8-?, 9-?, 10-46
Marylebone Cricket Club bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls

Our thanks to Arthur Haygarth for collecting the information and to Roger Heavens for providing this scorecard which was first published in Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies Volume 16. Copies of the book can be obtained from . Additions or corrections to this scorecard would be gratefully received.
W. Hearn of Herts went in first and carried out his bat. He got 159 the first day, and two more the second. He hit fifteen fours, twelve threes, seventeen twos and (31) singles. When Hearn and Mr. Shadwell were in together the score was raised from 203 to 301.
Source does not make clear which of the Christopherson brothers, Sidney and Stanley, played in this match.





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