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Ernest Beldam      

Full name Ernest Asplan Beldam

Born June 30, 1879, Brentford, Middlesex

Died November 28, 1958, Horsell, Surrey (aged 79 years 151 days)

Major teams Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Relation Cousin - GW Beldam, Cousin - CA Beldam

Ernest Asplan Beldam
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 39 63 5 1225 105 21.12 1 6 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 39 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1903 - 1907
Profile

Ernest Beldam was an amateur batsman who played for Middlesex between 1903 and 1907. He made his debut opening for London County with WG Grace - he made 62 to Grace's 10 - and followed with 80 and 71 for G Jessop's XI against Scotland. On the strength of those innings he played seven matches later in the summer for Middlesex as they won the Championship - his contribution was limited. In 1904 he enjoyed his best season - 438 runs at 29.20, including his only hundred against Somerset. He also played for the Gentlemen against the Players that year along with his cousin, George Beldam. In 1901, aided by other members of his family, he founded Hounslow Hockey Club and he also played for Middlesex. He was chairman of Beldam Lascar Seals, a family firm based in Hounslow, from 1903 until his death.
Martin Williamson

Latest Photos

1937

Ernest Beldam (Middlesex)

Ernest Beldam (Middlesex)

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