Brocklesby Park Cricket Club

Major Dudley Roger Hugh Pelham DSO


(1884 - 1909)

Born: 5th July 1872, Berkshire

Died: 13th September 1953, aged 81

Stepfather: John Maunsell Richardson

Brother: Charles Pelham, 4th Earl of Yarborough

Brother: Victor Ralph Pelham

Brother: Henry Cornwallis Pelham

2nd Cousin: Rev. Charles Cary Barnard

Nephew: Charles Sackville Pelham, Lord Worsley

Nephew: Sackville George Pelham, 5th Earl of Yarborough

Other Cricket: Cricket Archive

First Class: (1902) 1 match, 9 runs at 4.50, high score - 5. 0 catches.

Educated: Eton; RMC Sandhurst

Lived: Utterby House

Military Service :

Pelham was commissioned into 10th Hussars in 1894 and served in the Boer War and WW1. In November 1915 he was appointed Commanding Officer of the newly formed 1st Composite Australian Light Horse Regiment.

His DSO was awarded in the 1916 Birthday Honours and hence there is no citation.

He was Mentioned in Despatches during the same year. London Gazette, 21 June 1916

Biography: High Sheriff of Lincolnshire, 1938

Who's Who: PELHAM, Major Hon. Dudley Roger Hugh

Photo of DRH.Pelham

Overall Batting Record


Mat Inn NO Runs Ave HS 0 50 100 4s 6s Ct St RO
Friendly 7 7 0 156 22.29 43 0 0 0 0 0 100
Cup 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 000
Total 8 8 0 156 19.5 43 1 0 0 0 0 100

Overall Bowling Record

Mat Inn Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Strike RPO Best 3W 5W
Friendly 7 1 ? ? ? 1 ? ? ? 1/? 0 0
Cup 1 0
Total 8 1 ? ? ? 1 ? ? ? 1/? 0 0

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