Cyril Kindersley

Cyril Kindersley was another cricketing cleric, without any links with Glamorgan who played for the Welsh county in their friendly with Gloucestershire at the Arms Park in May 1891.

He had been in the Harrow XI in 1884 before going up to Cambridge where he became good friends with several Welsh sportsmen. After leaving Cambridge, he entered the clergy and served as curate of Rotherham from 1891 until 1893.

Despite his duties in Yorkshire he played in the match with Gloucestershire at Cardiff in 1891. He failed to score in each innings and was never called up again. He subsequently worked at the Harrow Mission from 1893 until 1895, before becoming vicar of Belvedere in Kent. Cyril then moved to Dorset where he served as vicar of Fleet, Sturminster Newton and Wimborne.

KINDERSLEY, Rev. Cyril Edwin.

Born – Dorchester, 13 September 1865.
Died – Clyffe Knowle, Dorset, 12 January 1938.

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