Richard Altham

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Richard Altham
Personal information
Full name Richard James Livingstone Altham
Born (1924-01-19)19 January 1924
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Died 17 August 2005(2005-08-17) (aged 81)
Batting style Right handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
1947 Oxford University
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 2
Runs scored 14
Batting average 4.66
100s/50s -/-
Top score 14
Balls bowled 0
Wickets 0
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings -
10 wickets in match -
Best bowling -
Catches/stumpings 2/-
Source: CricketArchive, 9th August 2008

Richard James Livingstone Altham (19 January 1924 – 17 August 2005) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University Cricket Club and the Free Foresters.[1] His highest score of 14 came when playing for Oxford University in the match against Free Foresters.[2] He also played for Hertfordshire in the Minor Counties Championship.[3] He was educated at Marlborough College.

His father was Sir Harry Altham CBE, the cricket historian, coach and schoolmaster of Winchester College.


  1. "First-class Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Richard Altham". Cricket archive. 9 August 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Oxford University v Free Foresters". Cricket archive. 9 August 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Richard Altham (1)". Cricket archive. 6 August 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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