James Mason (cricketer)
|Full name||James Ernest Mason|
29 October 1876|
Blackheath, Kent, England
|Died||8 February 1938
Wallington, Surrey, England
|Relations||Jack Mason (brother)
Charles Mason (brother)
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 23 November 2011|
James Ernest Mason (29 October 1876 – 8 February 1938) was an English cricketer. Mason was a right-handed batsman. He was born at Blackheath, Kent and educated at Tonbridge School, where he showed promise as a batsman.
Mason made a single first-class appearance for Kent against Yorkshire at Headingley in the 1900 County Championship. He batted once in this match, scoring a single run in Kent's first-innings, before being dismissed by Schofield Haigh, with the match ending in a draw. He later played for Berkshire in the Minor Counties Championship, making a single appearance in 1905 against Monmouthshire.
Outside of cricket Mason worked as a solicitor, prior to 1912 he had been in partnership with a William Weed, however the partnership was dissolved in July 1912. He was later a legal partner at Amery-Parkes and Company with four other people, however this partnership in its then structure was dissolved in December 1914 following the retirement of a partner. This firm though continued under a different structure. He died at Wallington, Surrey on 8 February 1938. His brother, Jack, played Test cricket for England and captained Kent. Another brother, Charles, also played first-class cricket.
- "Wisden - Obituaries in 1938". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
- "First-Class Matches played by James Mason". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
- "Yorkshire v Kent, 1900 County Championship". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
- "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by James Mason". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 1912-07-09.
- The London Gazette: . 1915-01-01.