The Reverend Henry Charles Lenox Tindall (4 February 1863 – 10 June 1940) was a British head master, priest and world-record-holding track athlete; he was also an English first-class cricketer active 1893–95 who played for Kent. He was born in Margate and died in Peasmarsh.
Tindall was born in Margate, Kent, on 4 February 1863 and was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge; while at university he ran and swam, and in 1884–1885 he was Cambridge quarter-mile champion.In 1886, he was president of the University Athletic Club, in the same year he won both the 100 yards and quarter-mile race against Oxford University. In 1888 he won the quarter-mile Amateur Athletic Association championship.
In 1889 he won a quarter of a mile race in 48.5 seconds, a world record that also stood as a British amateur record until 1911.After university he played Rugby for Rosalyn Park and in cricket appeared for Kent from 1893 to 1895. In 1894 he appeared at a match in Hastings for the South of England against The Australians. Tindall was also a member of the Rye Golf Club from 1894 until is death.
He left Cambridge with a second-class degree in the mathematics tripos and he had also been a Tancred Divinity Scholar.He became a mathematical master at Hurst Court School in Hastings, becoming the headmaster in 1905. In 1934 he left the school to become rector of Iden.
Lionel Charles Hamilton Palairet was an English amateur cricketer who played for Somerset and Oxford University. A graceful right-handed batsman, he was selected to play Test cricket for England twice in 1902. Contemporaries judged Palairet to have one of the most attractive batting styles of the period. His obituary in The Times described him as "the most beautiful batsman of all time". An unwillingness to tour during the English winter limited Palairet's Test appearances; contemporaries believed he deserved more Test caps.
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