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Bailey, Trevor Edward (1923–2011), cricketer, broadcaster, and journalist, was born on 3 December 1923 at 11 Imperial Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, the younger son (there were no daughters) of Bertrand Fothergill Bailey (1884–1947), a civil servant at the Admiralty, and his wife, Muriel Elsie, ...

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Trevor Edward Bailey (1923–2011) by unknown photographer, 1955 © Mirrorpix

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Gillies, Ian Malcolm (1927–2002), question-setter and broadcaster, was born at Upper Heath, Hampstead, London, on 7 December 1927, the son of Duncan Neil Gillies, company accountant, and his wife, Elsie Mary, née Nowell, of 16B Golders Way, Golders Green, London. He spent his early life in ...

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Raymond William Robert Gravell (1951–2007) by Tony Edenden, 1980 www.sporting-heroes.net

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Gravell, Raymond William Robert [Ray] (1951–2007), rugby player, broadcaster, and actor, was born at 36 Station Road, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, on 12 September 1951, the first child of Thomas John (Jac) Gravell (1924–1966), coalminer and amateur rugby player, and his wife, Nina Eileen, née...

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Jenkins, Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin- (1945–2013), cricket commentator, was born on 20 January 1945 at 5 Geneva Street, Peterborough (his maternal grandmother's home), the second of three sons of Lieutenant-Colonel Dennis Frederick Martin-Jenkins (1911–1991), a Royal Artillery officer who later worked in shipping for ...

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Maskell, Daniel [Dan] (1908–1992), tennis player and broadcaster, was born on 11 April 1908 at 15 Everington Street, Fulham, London, the fourth and youngest son and seventh of eight children of Henry George Maskell (b. 1873), engineer, and his wife, Emma Pearce (1875–1922)...

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Daniel Maskell (1908–1992) by unknown photographer, 1977 Getty Images

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Morgan, Clifford Isaac [Cliff] (1930–2013), rugby union player, broadcaster, and television executive, was born at 6 Pleasant View, Trebanog, Glamorgan, on 7 April 1930, the only child of Clifford Morgan (1901–1972), coalminer, and his wife, Edna May, née Thomas (1907–1962). Located at the top of the south-western rim of the ...

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Thomas [née Ready; other married name Baldry], (Elsie Ethel) Irene (1920–2001), quiz panellist and radio personality, was born at 77 Tachbrook Road, Feltham, Middlesex, on 28 June 1920, the only child of Edmund Robert Ready, a foundling who was fifth clarinet in the band of the ...

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Trueman, Frederick Sewards [Fred] (1931–2006), cricketer and broadcaster, was born on 6 February 1931 at 5 Scotch Springs, Stainton, near Maltby, Yorkshire, the fourth of eight children (four sons and four daughters) of Alan Thomas Trueman (1891/2–1970), colliery hewer, point-to-point jockey, and former stud groom, and his wife, ...

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Frederick Sewards Trueman (1931–2006) by Carl Sutton, 1953 Getty Images