April 25, 1908
Local sporting enthusiasts will be sorry to hear of the death of Harry Storer, footballer and cricketer, and brother of the well-known Derbyshire wicket-keeper, William Storer, which took place, after a lingering illness, at Ripley on Saturday morning.
Like his brother William, the deceased figured prominently in both winter and summer pastimes. He played for Derbyshire in the season 1895, averaging 10,22 for ten innings, with chief efforts of 35 each against Warwickshire and Leicestershire at Derby.
A good bat and slow bowler, and a splendid fieldsman, he was a member of the Derby Midland team when the Derbyshire Cricket Cup, now no longer in existence, was won by that club.
For some years he kept goal for Derby Midland, but it is as keeper for Liverpool that he will be remembered in the football world.
In Lancashire cricket circles he was also well known, being a member of the Newton-le-Willows team.
(Source: Belper News: May 1, 1908)
Harry Storer (The Sketch: January 9, 1895).
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