1878 in the United Kingdom: Cyprus Convention, Cundy V Lindsay, 1878 in Ireland, Erlanger V New Sombrero Phosphate Co

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: 1878 elections in the United Kingdom, 1878 in England, 1878 in Ireland, 1878 in Scotland, 1878 in Wales, United Kingdom Acts of Parliament 1878, Abercarn, W. G. Grace in the 1878 English cricket season, Erlanger v New Sombrero Phosphate Co, 1877-78 Scottish Cup, Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1878, 1878 FA Cup Final, Factory Acts, Australian cricket team in England and North America in 1878, SS Princess Alice, Cyprus Convention, 1877-78 Welsh Cup, 1877-78 FA Cup, Up Helly Aa, Cundy v Lindsay, 1878-79 FA Cup, 1878-79 Welsh Cup, Royal Troon Golf Club, Middlesbrough by-election, 1878, Restoration of the Scottish hierarchy, City of Glasgow Bank, 1878 Wimbledon Championship, 1878-79 in English football, Carmarthen Boroughs by-election, 1878, 1877-78 in English football, Territorial Waters Jurisdiction Act 1878, Public Health Act of 1878. Excerpt: WG Grace played in 33 matches in the 1878 English cricket season, 24 of which are recognised as first-class. His main roles in 1878 were as captain of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club and as both match organiser and captain of the United South of England Eleven (USEE). In addition, he represented Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the Gentlemen in the Gentlemen v Players fixture and the South in the North v South series. 1878 was a cold, wet summer and not one of Grace's better seasons as a batsman, but he was very effective in such conditions as a right arm medium pace roundarm bowler and completed a sixth successive "double" by scoring 1,151 runs and taking 152 wickets in first-class matches. It is believed that Grace contemplated retirement from cricket in the winter of 1877-78. He had been seriously injured in a shooting accident in September 1877, which nearly cost him the sight of one eye, and this may have caused him to review his life. Still unqualified as a doctor and...

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