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Sheffield United Cricket Club XI

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Sheffield United Cricket Club XI

Standing: N. Atkin of Atkin Brothers (Truro Works) who lost a leg in the 1914-18 War; C.E. Nornable, born at Norton he played for Derbyshire on a birth qualification; J.N. Fraser, a Director of Mappin and Webb; G.A. Buckley, born in Notts., a schoolmaster who became headmaster of Duchess Road School, and played for Derbyshire on a residental qualification (Meersbrook); J. Robinson, an insurance agent and a native of Huddersfield; B. Wilkinson, played for Yorks II at cricket and for Sheffield United and England at football, son of the Schoolmaster of Thorpe Hesley who changed his name from Pickles to Wilkinson; J. Parkin, played for Yorks II, wicketkeeper, a native of Rotherham. Seated: Ernest Needham, born Chesterfield, played for Derbyshire at cricket, Sheffield United at football and was captain of England. Known as 'Nudger' Needham, the 'prince' of halfbacks; Jeffcock of Hansworth Hall; G. N. Dodworth (Capt.) educated at Bedford School, a Sheffield solicitor. Lived at The Beeches, Bamford, a Major in the T.A. he was with his unit R.E's in the Dardanelles; George Waller, played for Yorkshire at cricket and Sheffield Wednesday at football. Later he became trainer of Sheffield United F.C.; J.E. Elms, played for Yorkshire at cricket. Born in Pitsmoor, he was a champion of carnations and rejoiced in the name of Emanuel.

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