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Joseph Adcock
English cleric

Joseph Adcock

Joseph Adcock
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro English cleric
Was Athlete Cricketer
From United Kingdom England
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 10 March 1864, Tamworth, Tamworth, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Death 24 January 1914, Willesborough, Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom (aged 49 years)
Star sign Pisces
St Catharine's College, Cambridge
Sports Teams
Nelson cricket team
The details (from wikipedia)


Joseph Mould Adcock (10 March 1864 – 24 January 1914) was an English-born cricketer who played one match of first-class cricket for Nelson in New Zealand in 1891. He also represented South Canterbury against touring cricket teams in 1903 and 1906.

Adcock was an Anglican clergyman. He was ordained as a deacon in 1890 and as a priest in 1892. He served as domestic chaplain to the Bishop of Nelson, and was the curate at Brightwater, then Motueka. He returned to England to study at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, graduating MA in 1903. He returned to New Zealand, serving at Timaru and Temuka. In 1910 he again returned to England, where he was rector of Willesborough from 1911 until his death in 1914. He died after contracting typhoid fever in Switzerland.

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