Anson was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. A right-handed opening batsman, he scored 14 and 13 and took a catch in the game against Derbyshire at Queen's Park, Chesterfield on 14, 16 and 17 June 1924. Opening the batting with Percy Holmes, Anson helped add 40 for the first wicket before falling in the unusual manner of hit wicket to Townsend for 14. Yorkshire went on to post 169 thanks to Holmes' 46. Derbyshire mustered just 74 in reply, and Yorkshire piled on the pressure with a second innings of 205, Anson again adding a useful 35 with Holmes. Anson also took a catch in the game. Derbyshire fought hard in their second innings, but were dismissed for 163 by Wilfred Rhodes and Macaulay to hand Yorkshire victory by 137 runs.
Anson died in March 1969 in Selby, Yorkshire, at the age of 79.
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