|Full name||Howard Maurice Lawson|
22 May 1914|
Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
|Died||21 October 2006
Worthing, Sussex, England
|Relations||Maurice Lawson (Father)|
|Domestic team information|
Source: Cricinfo, 20 February 2010
Lawson made his first-class debut for Hampshire in the 1935 County Championship against Essex. Lawson represented Hampshire in 45 first-class matches from 1935 to 1937, with Lawson's final appearance for the county coming against Glamorgan at the County Ground, Southampton in 1937.
In his 45 matches for the county, Lawson scored 560 runs at a batting average of 10.00, with a single half century score of 53 against Essex in 1935. With the ball Lawson took 71 wickets at a bowling average of 36.23, with two five wicket hauls and best bowling figures of 5/91 against Gloucestershire in 1936. In the field Lawson took 18 catches.
In addition to representing Hampshire, Lawson made a single first-class appearance for the Gentlemen in the 1935 Gentlemen v Players fixture.
Lawson's father Maurice played seven first-class matches for Hampshire.