Right-handed batsman for Yorkshire from 1961 to 1981, he won the 1978-79 Gillette Cup with Tasmania as captain.
He was born in Thurnscoe and made his debut for Yorkshire in 1961.
He was added to the ICC panel of umpires in 1999 and was a highly-respected umpire until his retirement in 2005.
His father was the local bobby at East Herringthorpe.
He and Michael Vaughan both played county cricket at Yorkshire.