Eric Dolman was a prominent solicitor in Cardiff, besides being a Conservative City Councillor between 1949 and 1969 who had played for Glamorgan in their friendly matches during the Second World War.
Photo Credit – Glamorgan Cricket Archives.
Eric also served as Lord Mayor of Cardiff during 1967 and was involved in various events as the cricket section of Cardiff Athletic Club as Glamorgan CCC moved from the Arms Park to Sophia Gardens, including, as the image above shows, the opening of the pavilion at the new ground.
Educated at Allhallows School, Eric had also played rugby for Newport and Monmouthshire, besides appearing for Monmouthshire between 1922 and 1934 as well as for Wales from 1926 until 1928 and the Welsh Cygnets.
A right-handed batter and seam bowler, he appeared in one wartime friendly for Glamorgan against a British Empire XI at the Arms Park in 1944 but failed to score in his only innings for the Welsh county.
DOLMAN, Charles Eric.
Born – Abertillery, 17 July 1903.
Died – Bristol, 6 June 1969.
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