Myles Kenyon

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Myles Kenyon
Personal information
Full name Myles Noel Kenyon
Born (1886-12-25)25 December 1886
Bury, Lancashire, England
Died 21 November 1960(1960-11-21) (aged 73)
Birdham, Sussex, England
Batting Right-handed
Domestic team information
Years Team
1919 to 1925 Lancashire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 91
Runs scored 1435
Batting average 14.79
100s/50s 0/5
Top score 61 not out
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 20/0
Source: Cricket Archive, 23 September 2014

Myles Noel Kenyon (25 December 1886 – 21 November 1960) was an English cricketer.

He was born at Walshaw Hall, Bury, Lancashire, the son of James Kenyon, a prosperous woollen manufacturer and Elise (née Genth) Kenyon and educated at Eton School.[1]

He played cricket as a right-handed batsman for Lancashire and was club captain from 1919 to 1922. He was club president in 1936–37. In 1934 he served as High Sheriff of Lancashire. He was also a Deputy Lieutenant for the county.[2]

He died 21 November 1960 in Birdham, Sussex aged 73. In 1909 he had married Mary Moon.

The Myles N. Kenyon Cup is competed for by amateur football teams in the Bury area.


  1. ^ "Players / England / Myles Kenyon". cricinfo. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
  2. ^ "Players / England / Myles Kenyon". cricinfo. Retrieved 2011-03-12.
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