Edward Grantham Righton (23 November 1884–3 January 1964) was an English cricketer who played four first-class matches for Worcestershire between 1911 and 1913. Although he had appeared for Worcestershire's Second XI in the Minor Counties Championship as early as 1907,Righton made his first-class debut in July 1911, playing against Leicestershire at Worcester. It proved to be by far the most successful of his four games at this level: Righton hit a first-innings 48 and took his only first-class wicket, that of England Test cricketer Albert Knight.He did nothing in his three subsequent games, other than to hold a catch to dismiss Thomas Langdon in his final match, against Gloucestershire in June 1913.

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  • Edward Grantham Righton (23 November 1884–3 January 1964) was an English cricketer who played four first-class matches for Worcestershire between 1911 and 1913. Although he had appeared for Worcestershire's Second XI in the Minor Counties Championship as early as 1907,Righton made his first-class debut in July 1911, playing against Leicestershire at Worcester. It proved to be by far the most successful of his four games at this level: Righton hit a first-innings 48 and took his only first-class wicket, that of England Test cricketer Albert Knight.He did nothing in his three subsequent games, other than to hold a catch to dismiss Thomas Langdon in his final match, against Gloucestershire in June 1913. His son Edward (also, in fact, named Edward Grantham Righton) also played four times for Worcestershire, in the mid-1930s. (en)
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  • Edward Grantham Righton (23 November 1884–3 January 1964) was an English cricketer who played four first-class matches for Worcestershire between 1911 and 1913. Although he had appeared for Worcestershire's Second XI in the Minor Counties Championship as early as 1907,Righton made his first-class debut in July 1911, playing against Leicestershire at Worcester. It proved to be by far the most successful of his four games at this level: Righton hit a first-innings 48 and took his only first-class wicket, that of England Test cricketer Albert Knight.He did nothing in his three subsequent games, other than to hold a catch to dismiss Thomas Langdon in his final match, against Gloucestershire in June 1913. (en)
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