|First-class span||1910 - 1919|
The Hon. Rupert Anson, who played occasionally for Middlesex, died at Blandford St. Mary, Dorset, on December 20, aged 77. A son of the third Earl of Lichfield, he was in the Harrow XIs of 1907 and 1908, and appeared for Middlesex between 1910 and 1914. He was a Past President of Harrow Wanderers.
The Cricketer Spring Annual 1967
The Hon. Rupert Anson, who died on December 20, aged 77, was in the Harrow XI of 1908. He was dismissed for 0, but by taking five wickets in the match for 81 runs, helped in the defeat of Eton by ten wickets. He occasionally played for Middlesex from 1910 to 1914, his best innings being 97 against Essex at Leyton in the last season. On that occasion, after Middlesex had been sent in to bat, he and F. A. Tarrant (250 not out) hit 235 for the opening stand and did much towards victory for their county in an innings with 156 runs to spare.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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