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Full name George Porter
Born December 3, 1861, Kilburn, Derbyshire
Died July 15, 1908, Spondon, Derbyshire (aged 46 years 225 days)
Major teams Derbyshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Date of birth usually shown as 1861, but Kenneth Porter pointed out in 2005: "George Porter was born on Dec 3,1860 not 1861. Ref UK Census of April.1861, shows George four months old"
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