Joe Hills

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Joseph John Hills was a first-class cricketer and Test match umpire [1]. Born in London in 1897, he played 107 matches for Glamorgan and Wales between 1926 and 1931. A wicket keeper and right-handed batsman, he took 93 catches, completed 5 stumpings, and scored 3474 runs at 21.57 with a top score of 166. He made 7 centuries in all. He stood as umpire in the England v South Africa Test in 1947. He died in Hampshire in 1969.