Ernest Tyldesley
(1889-1962)

Died aged 73

George Ernest Tyldesley (5 February 1889 – 5 May 1962) was an English cricketer. The younger brother of Johnny Tyldesley and the leading batsman for Lancashire. He remains Lancashire's most prolific run-getter of all time. Tyldesley went on the 1928/29 [Ashes] Tour, where he played in one test, and played only four times in a home Ashes Test, but in 1921 he did very well in the last two games, scoring 78 at Old Trafford.

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cricketer of Lancashire County Cricket Club and cricketer of England national cricket team 1921-29

Commemorated on 3 plaques

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Roe Green Independent Methodist Church The distinguished England Cricketers J. T. Tyldesley (1874) Ernest Tyldesley (1889) and Michael Vaughan (1976) were all baptised in this chapel.

Roe Green, Worsley, United Kingdom where they was baptised

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Here, from 1880 to 1911, lived the Tyldesley family. John Tommy & Ernest played cricket for Lancashire & England. Ernest was born here on 5th February 1889.

131 Greenleach Lane, Roe Green, United Kingdom where they was

The Tyldesley family home named to commemorate Ernest's county cricket debut for Lancashire (against Warwickshire) at Aigburth, Liverpool on 7th June 1909.

71 Lumber Lane, Roe Green, Manchester, United Kingdom where they was