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Hobbs, Sir John Berry [Jack] (1882–1963), cricketer

Gerald M. D. Howat

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33900

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Hobbs, Sir John Berry [Jack] (1882–1963), cricketer, was born on 16 December 1882 at 8 Brewhouse Lane, Cambridge, the eldest of twelve children (six boys and six girls) of John Cooper Hobbs (d. 1901), a slater's labourer, and his wife, Flora Matilda Berry...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

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