Spencer Allen

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Not to be confused with Spencer Allen (baseball).

Spencer Allen (born 20 December 1893 – 9 October 1978)[1] was an English amateur first-class cricketer, who played only one game for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1924. With the bat he scored 8 runs at an average of 4.00, with a highest score of 6. With the ball he took two wickets for 116.[1]

Allen was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, and played as an amateur. He took six wickets for six runs for Yorkshire Second XI v Lincolnshire in 1924, and put on 224 for the first wicket for Leeds v Whitwood Colliery in 1934. Allen also played as a professional for Queensbury C.C. in the Bradford League.

Later as a schoolmaster, he taught at Leeds Modern School, before retiring to Ilkley in 1968.

Spencer Allen died in Bradford, Yorkshire.


  1. ^ a b Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 362. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 

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