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Full name William Burn Anderson
Born November 12, 1871, Westminster, London
Died January 31, 1948, Langham Hall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (aged 76 years 80 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Education Harrow School
Relation Nephew - WG Agnew
William Anderson was in the Harrow XI between 1889 and 1891 and in 1891 played once for Middlesex. He was connected in business with Christie Manson & Woods and between 1915 and 1918 he played an instrumental part in Red Cross auctions which raised more than £400,000.
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