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Arthur Lamb Of The Whitehaven Cricket Club Passes Away At Age 31

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The passing of a well-liked cricketing fraternity member, Arthur Lamb, has once again shaken Cumbria Cricket.

How Did Arthur Lamb Died?

Over the weekend, Arthur Lamb, 31, who served as the Whitehaven club’s cricket secretary, passed away at his Distington residence. The Whitehaven club and the county’s larger cricket community are in disbelief.

It comes after county stalwarts Iain Denny and Ken Reid passed away just before Christmas. Arthur had recently accepted a new position at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle. Arthur previously worked at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

He Passed Away In His Sleep

Arthur Lamb

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He served as a Conservative councillor for a brief period of time on Cumbria County Council before resigning prior to the most recent election. He served as the secretary of the Umpires Federation and a member of the Cumbria Cricket League committee.

“He was just an all-around lovely man who enjoyed his cricket and the local community,” Whitehaven cricket teammate Arthur Brown said. The club posted the following on Whitehaven’s Facebook page: “We can hardly believe we are writing this. The club has learned some heartbreaking news during the past weekend.

“On Friday night, Arthur Lamb, a pillar of our club, Cumbrian cricket, and his hometown, died in his sleep.

Tributes To Arthur Lamb

“All of our thoughts are with Arthur’s family, his friends from our club and outside of it, as well as everyone else he has supported.

“He has nurtured a generation of young people at our club and has had a significant impact on so many individuals in so many ways. We have suffered a great loss, but it hasn’t fully sunk in yet.

“On Friday night, Arthur was helping others and coaching our young teams in his customary manner of patience, perseverance, and fun.”

A Whitehaven member wrote on Facebook: “The entire club is astonished. He made a lot of contributions as a young man through his political ideas to the Whitehaven Cricket Club, his colleagues umpires, the Cumbria Cricket League, County age group teams, and the local community. So sad.”

Numerous Cumbria Cricket League clubs as well as other umpires have sent condolence messages.


1. Who was Arthur Lamb?

A. He was a famous cricket secretary

2. What was his profession?

A. Cricket Secretery

3. What was Arthur Lamb Nationality?

A. American

4. How old was Arthur Lamb?

A. 31 years old

5. What happened to Arthur Lamb?

A. He died in his sleep

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