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William ?Dusty? Jackson

William ‘Dusty’ Jackson played in just two Nottinghamshire matches, both in 1848; he had however played for Notts 2nd X1 v Shefiield in two matches in 1843.

He was christened in Basford on August 13, 1820 and played his early cricket for the Hyson Green Club.  A fast straight bowler, he played for the England XI, but in 1853 began a long stint as the ground bowler at Christ Church, Oxford. He played for Northumberland in 1861 and was coach at Repton School in 1866.

He died in Nottingham in December 1886.

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