Full name Geoffrey Bean Atkinson
Born January 29, 1896, Lambeth, London
Died September 1, 1951, Bognor Regis, Sussex (aged 55 years 215 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|First-class span||1930 - 1933|
Geoffrey Atkinson was an allrounder who played three times for Middlesex in 1930 as a middle-order batsman as medium-pacer. He did little, but his selection is slightly surprising as he was 34 when he made his debut. He played his club cricket for Hornsey.
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