Bligh, Ivo Francis Walter b. March 13, 1859 d. April 10, 1927 Cricketer. He was the 8th Earl of Darnley and captained the English team in the first Ashes Test series. He had a successful cricketing career with first Kent and then Cambridge University from 1877 to 1881, before captaining the English national team for the 1882 and 1883 seasons. The ashes of a burned cricket stump were sent to Australia to symbolize the death of English cricket after the English team lost to Australia at The Oval in 1882, and the following winter he captained the English...[Read More] (Bio by: js) St Mary Magdalene New Churchyard, Cobham, Kent, England Plot: Churchyard.