Harry Carr

Harry Carr was the son of the newspaper magnet Sir Emsley Carr, and the former pupil of Clifton College made one appearance for Glamorgan, against Cambridge Univeristy in 1934. He had previously appeared in first-class cricket during 1931 for HDG Leveson-Gower`s XI.

In the mid-1920s, Harry was a student at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and whilst an undergraduate he won Blues for billiards and golf. After graduating Harry worked as a journalist on his father`s newspaper ‘The News of the World’.

During the Second World War, Harry was commissioned into the RAF Volunteers Regiment where he rose to the rank of Flight Lieutenant, He duly worked with the intelligence branch for two and a half years before being taken seriously ill. Sadly he died during August 1943 in a nursing home in Marylebone following an operation.

CARR, Harry Lascelles            

Born – Lambeth, 8th October 1907.

Died – Marylebone, 18th August 1943.    

Best performances for Glamorgan:

In first-class cricket – 6 v Cambridge University at Cardiff Arms Park, 1934.

Harry Carr’s career batting record for Glamorgan.