Roger Iddison (15 September 1834 – 19 March 1890) was an English cricketer, and the original captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. He made seventy two first-class appearances for Yorkshire between 1855 and 1876, scoring 1,916 runs at an average of 20.60, and taking 102 wickets at 15.09.
His father was a guano merchant with a shop in Market Place, Bedale. Roger had a younger brother, William Holdsworth Iddison, who also played first-class cricket. Roger Iddison was first a butcher by trade, then kept a shop for cricket articles in Manchester (1864).
He was one of the first team of English cricketers to tour Australia, and played 15 matches in Australia between 1 January and 22 March 1862. He played his first match at Lord's between 9 and 11 June 1862.
In 1869, Iddison played in 27 first-class matches and made 1,059 runs. Together with George Freeman he founded the United North of England Eleven in 1869. He was the professional at Harrow School from 1871-2; and joint secretary with C D Barstow of the Yorkshire United Eleven in 1874.
He was a commission agent at York from 1870, until his death in York in 1890.
- "Player Profile: Roger Iddison". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 May 2013.