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Brief profile of Charles Spencer
by Dr.A.K.Hignell


Player:CR Spencer

Charles Spencer was the son of a well-known Cardiff solicitor and kept wicket for Glamorgan in their friendly in 1925 against H.D.G.Leveson-Gower`s XI at Swansea.

 

At the time, Spencer was at Magdalene College, Oxford, and he had already played in first-class cricket for the university after impressing in the trials in 1923. However, he failed to win a regular place in the Oxford side and never won a Blue.

 

After leaving Oxford, Spencer taught at Stowe and was serving with the Royal Marines at the time of his death in 1941.

 

(December 2003)

(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)



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