Wicket-keeper William Penfold played for Glamorgan in their Minor County contest against Wiltshire in 1908.
He had been on Middlesex’s books as a youngster, before keeping wicket for their 2nd XI as well as for London County during 1907. The following year he accepted a position with the affluent Hill’s Plymouth club in Merthyr Tydfil with his move to South Wales seeing him make his Glamorgan debut in their friendly against Wiltshire at the Arms Park in July 1908.
The following year, the Londoner also kept wicket for the South Wales side against the Gentlemen of Philadelphia at the Arms Park, whilst in 1909 he was behind the stumps again as South Wales met the Australians. After the Great War, Penfold moved to Lancashire and played for Colne CC.
PENFOLD, William Henry.
Born – Acton, 15 February 1884.
Batting and Fielding Record
Minor County Friendly – 9* v Wiltshire at Cardiff Arms Park, 1908.