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Full name Herbert Taylor
Born February 22, 1910, Accrington, Lancashire
Died April 20, 1993, Enfield, Lancashire (aged 83 years 57 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Bert Taylor was a quick bowler from Lancashire who was given a trial by Middlesex in 1933, playing in three matches as the new-ball partner of Jack Durston. He took a wicket in each innings on debut against West Indians but failed to impress otherwise and was not retained.
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