Archibald Trevor Maxwell Jones è nato a Wells il 9 aprile del 1920 ed è deceduto a Padstow il 17 giugno del 2005, dopo essere stato uno dei migliori giocatori di cricket del Somerset.
La sua carriera sportiva fu interrotta dalla seconda guerra mondiale ed al ritorno dalle armi giocò nella squadra di cricket di Bristol.
Sposato con due figli, fu anche un appassionato bridgista.
Archibald Trevor Maxwell Jones (9 April 1920 – 17 June 2005) played first-class cricket for Somerset from 1938 to 1948. He was born at Wells, Somerset and died at Padstow, Cornwall.
Jones was a lower-order right-handed batsman and an occasional leg-spin bowler whose cricket fame rests almost entirely on a single innings played for Somerset when he was just 18 years old.
Jones was the youngest century-maker in Somerset's history, and though there were few other runs for Jones in the 1938 season, Wisden noted in its 1939 edition that "if able to spare the time he should, with greater experience, develop into a first-class batsman".
That development, however, never materialised. In 1939, Jones played in only one first-class match, scoring 52 in a high-scoring drawn game with Glamorgan at Newport. And when cricket resumed after the Second World War, Jones failed to recapture any kind of form, scoring just 66 runs in 12 innings spread between the 1946 and 1948 seasons, with a highest of only 13.
Jones played in club cricket in Bristol after the Second World War.
He was also a successful bridge player.
At his death in hospital in Padstow in 2005, he had been living in St Merryn, Cornwall, and he was survived by his wife and a daughter and two sons.
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