21 July 1888|
Norwich, Norfolk, England
|Died||27 February 1976
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricket Archive, 23 October 2015|
Michael Falcon (born 21 July 1888 at Norwich, Norfolk; died 27 February 1976 at Norwich) was a British Conservative Party politician and an amateur cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1908 to 1936.
Falcon was the son of Michael Falcon of Hotstead House, Norwich and his wife Isabella née Mordy from Workington in Cumberland. He was educated at Harrow School and at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. and LL.B. in 1910, and was called to the bar in 1911 at the Inner Temple.
He was mainly associated with Cambridge University Cricket Club and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), of which he was a member. He played Minor Counties cricket with Norfolk County Cricket Club from 1906 to 1946, and captained the team from 1912 to 1946. He made 89 appearances in first-class matches.
Falcon was married in 1930 to Kathleen Gascoigne, the daughter of Captain G. C. O. Gascoigne. They had five children, Mary, Sybil, Anne, Michael and Rachel.
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- Michael Falcon at Cricinfo
- Michael Falcon at CricketArchive (subscription required)
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Michael Falcon
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir Robert John Price
|Member of Parliament for East Norfolk
1918 – 1923
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