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George Burr (cricketer)

George Burr (cricketer)

George Frederick Burr (5 November 1819 – 5 December 1857) was an English first-class cricketer and Anglican priest.

Burr was born in Marylebone and educated at Maidstone Grammar School and St John's College, Cambridge. He was awarded a cricket blue in 1840, appearing for Cambridge University in three first-class matches in 1840 and 1841.[1] After graduating he was ordained as a Church of England priest and was curate at Frittenden, Kent, 1844–55. He became curate at Worlingworth with Southolt, Suffolk, in 1856 but died at Dennington, also in Suffolk, in 1857.[2]


  1. George Burr at CricketArchive
  2. "Burr, George Frederic (BR838GF)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.

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