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Full name Harold Dawson
Born August 10, 1914, Todmorden, Yorkshire
Died May 14, 1994, Todmorden, Yorkshire (aged 79 years 277 days)
Major teams Hampshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Harold Dawson played 10 matches for Hampshire in 1947 and 1948. He joined Todmorden 1931, rejoining after 1949 with Paignton and Devon, retiring in 1964 with a record of 12,465 runs (28.45), with a hundred on every ground in the Lancashire League. He also played in four championship and four Worsley
Cup-winning sides. President of Todmorden and of the Lancashire League (1985 and 1986).
Wisden Cricket Monthly
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