Born in Beeston on 28 March 1881, John Pulteney Fellows was educated at Repton School, but was not in the XI. He played club cricket for Nottingham Amateurs and in 1902 played for Amateurs v Professionals at Trent Bridge. The first of his two First-Class matches was for Notts v South Africans at Trent Bridge in August 1904, when he scored 4 and 1 and bowled five overs without taking a wicket; his other game was Notts v Essex at Leyton in 1905 when he scored 18 not out and bowled 1-0-3-1.

Fellows was a tobacco grower in Southern Rhodesia and latterly resided in Hove where he died on 3 February 1942 aged 60 years.

May 2020