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Donald Hughes

HUGHES, Donald Wynn. b. Southport, Lancashire, 25 March 1911; d. Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, 12 August 1967. The son of a Methodist minister, Hughes was educated at the Perse School, Cambridge, and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He took First Class Honours in the English Tripos, after which he taught at the Leys School, a Methodist foundation in Cambridge (1935-46). He was a distinguished cricketer, playing first-class cricket as an amateur for Glamorgan, for whom he took part in a memorable last wicket stand against the South African touring team in June 1935 (see Andrew Ward, Cricket's Strangest Matches, 1990). He was appointed headmaster of another Methodist foundation, Rydal...

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