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Edward George Northway

Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Death: Died in Greater London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Leon George Northway and Annie Cecilia Northway
Husband of Janet Gilmour Northway
Father of colin northway
Brother of Bertram Leon Northway and Patrick William Northway

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About Group Captain Edward Northway CBE OBE GBE

Edward George Northway, born in Sri Lanka on 30 October 1901 and died at Marylebone, London on 4 August 1966, played first-class cricket for Somerset and for the Royal Air Force.

Northway played five County Championship matches for Somerset in 1925 and three in 1926 as a right-handed middle-order batsman. In only one game, his second, did he make any major impact. Playing against Worcestershire at Worcester, Northway joined Jack White with Somerset 43 for four wickets. He added 104 with White, "adopting stern defensive measures", according to Wisden, then stayed through to the end of the innings at 224, remaining unbeaten on 55.[1] The total was enough for Somerset to win the match with an innings to spare.[2]

In 1927 and 1928, Northway appeared for the Royal Air Force in first-class matches against other branches of the services. In the 1928 match with the Royal Navy at The Oval, opening the first innings, he made 83, which was his highest score in first-class cricket.[3] As late as 1936, he was appearing for the RAF in non-first-class games.[4]

Northway's younger brother, Reggie, also played for Somerset and for Northamptonshire and was killed in a road accident on the way back from a Northamptonshire match in 1936

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October 30, 1901
Sri Lanka
January 8, 1949
Age 47
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom



Group Captain Edward Northway OBE MBE, who has received the G.B.E may be regarded practically as a Bathonian. He received his early education at the Convent School, Pulteney Road and made his home in Bath while he remained in England.
Group Captain Northway's family come from Ceylon and he had recently returned to England. He received the OBE for services on the NW Frontier of India in 1941 in the King's Birthday Honours List. He is a cousin of R.P Northway who played for Somerset and Northhants and who was killed in a motorcycle accident in which Bakewell the England player was seriously injured.

He is also a cousin of Major Arthur Dent-Young, of "Southside," Perrymead, Combe Down

August 4, 1966
Age 64
Greater London, UK

Name: Edward George Northway
Probate Date: 12 Oct 1966
Death Date: 4 Aug 1966
Death Place: Surrey, England
Registry: London, England

NORTHWAY Edward George C.B.E of 21 Ennerdale Road Kew Surrey died 4 August 1966 at Beaumont House Beaumont Street London ... Probate to .. Jane Gilman Northway Widow £7480