Jim Wood was a right-hand batsman and left-arm fast medium bowler who played 213 matches between 1936 and 1955.
He scored 1,304 runs average 7.33 and took 585 wickets at 30.91 runs each including 5 wickets in an innings 21 times and 10 wickets in a match once. He took 100 wickets in a season once. His best performance was 7 for 24 against Middlesex at Hove in 1949.
After his playing days he stood as a first-class umpire from 1957 to 1962. He then became coach and groundsman at Ardingly College.