Full name David Audley Moberley Rome
Born April 14, 1910, Marylebone, London
Died May 20, 1970, Kennington, London (aged 60 years 36 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Education Eton College; Cambridge University
|First-class span||1930 - 1933|
David Rome, who died as the result of a fall at The Oval on May 20, aged 60, appeared occasionally for Middlesex between 1931 and 1933. A son of Brigadier-General C. S. Rome, who captained Harrow in 1893, he was in the XI of that school from 1926 to 1929, being captain in the last year when he scored 74 and 27 not out against Eton, 90 against Winchester and headed the batting averages with 69.25. Going up to Cambridge, he did not gain a Blue. He later played for Surrey 2nd XI, Harrow Wanderers, I Zingari and the Free Foresters. For many years till his death, he was a member of the Surrey County Committee.
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