First class player who appeared in two matches for Derbyshire in 1946.
He had a short amateur career before his professional career which began when he was 24.
He played for Derbyshire immediately following World War II, when the club was still regaining players who left for the war.
He was born and raised in Sheffield and died in Nottinghamshire.
He helped keep Derbyshire cricket afloat following the war, so that players such as Shivnarine Chanderpaul could later play for the club.