William ‘Dusty’ Jackson played in just two Nottinghamshire  first team matches, both in 1848; he had however played for Notts 2nd X1 v Shefiield in two matches in 1843.

He was christened in Basford on August 13, 1820 and played his early cricket for the Hyson Green Club.  A fast straight bowler, he played for an England XI, but in 1853 began a long stint as the ground bowler at Christ Church, Oxford. He also played for Northumberland in 1861 and was coach at Repton School in 1866.

Dusty Jackson died in Nottingham in December 1886.