Lancashire player number 33 - Hibberd, George
by Don Ambrose


Player:G Hibberd

Lancashire 1867
Born 8.2.1845 Todwick, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
Died 24.8.1911 Todwick, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Tail-end batsman, right-arm fast bowler.

On 20th to 22nd June 1867 he played in his only first-class match, Lancashire versus Yorkshire at Whalley, when going in last, he scored 2 and 2 not out and took no wickets in his 22 four-ball overs. He was one of three Yorkshire born players in the Lancashire side.

On 1st to 3rd August 1867 he turned out for Twenty-two of Ashton-under-Lyne against the All England Eleven, when going in last he scored 0 not out and 0, took one wicket and three catches.

At the time of the 1881 Census a George Hibberd is living at Harthill-cum-Woodall, Yorkshire, aged 36 born at Todwick, Yorkshire, a stone mason, with his wife Hannah aged 32, and their three daughters and one son.


(Article: Copyright © 2004 Don Ambrose)

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