Full name James Dearman
Born date unknown
Date Christened January 31, 1808, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Died September 3, 1854, Darnall, Sheffield, Yorkshire
Major teams Yorkshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast (roundarm)
Relation Brother - C Dearman
|First-class debut||Sheffield and Leicester v Nottingham at Sheffield, Jul 24-26, 1826 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Manchester v Sheffield at Manchester, Jul 29-30, 1846 scorecard|
James Dearman was a Sheffield filesmith from a cricketing family who bowled fast round-arm and played regularly for North against South and also for the fledgling Yorkshire side. When he retired he took up a pub at Darnall. In 1838 he challenged the formidable Alfred Mynn for the unofficial single-wicket Championship of England but was well beaten in both matches.
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