Fast left-arm bowler who played for England from 1877-1882, and was considered one of the premier cricketers of his era.
He made his professional debut in 1866 for Yorkshire.
He participated in the first-ever test match, on March 15, 1877, against Australia.
He was married to Grace Emmett, and had six children with her.
Following the 1899 death of Ned Gregory, he became the oldest living test cricketer.