Full name John Alfred Massey
Born April 26, 1899, Harrow, Middlesex
Died June 23, 1963, Ray Channel, West Mersea, Colchester, Essex (aged 64 years 58 days)
Major teams Middlesex
|First-class span||1927 - 1927|
John Massey was an amateur batsman who played once for Middlesex in July 1927. He played his club cricket for Pinner and also played amateur football for Clapton, one of the leading clubs of the day.
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