Ted Adams (cricketer)

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Ted Adams
Personal information
Full name Edward William Adams
Born (1896-07-10)10 July 1896
Bathurst, New South Wales
Died 25 May 1977(1977-05-25) (aged 80)
Batting Right-hand bat
Bowling Right arm medium fast
Career statistics
Competition First class
Matches 1
Runs scored 18
Batting average -
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 18*
Balls bowled 112
Wickets 0
Bowling average -
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 0/17
Catches/stumpings 0/0
Source: CricketArchive, 28 June 2016

Ted Adams CBE (10 July 1896 – 25 May 1977) was an Australian first-class cricketer, who played for New South Wales.[1][2]

After his cricket career finished, he served as deputy town clerk, then town clerk for the Sydney City Council. As deputy town clerk, he was selected as one of the council's representatives to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.[1][3][4] In the 1962 Birthday Honours, Adams was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).[5]


  1. ^ a b "Ted Adams". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ Ted Adams at CricketArchive
  3. ^ "Deputy Town Clerk". The Sun (10123). Sydney. 16 June 1942. p. 2 (Late Final Extra). Retrieved 2 September 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "Deputy Town Clerk For Coronation". The Sydney Morning Herald (35, 960). 24 March 1953. p. 2. Retrieved 2 September 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "No. 42683". The London Gazette (Supplement). 25 May 1962. p. 4327.

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