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Full name Stanley Fenley
Born January 4, 1896, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey
Died September 2, 1972, Bournemouth, Hampshire (aged 76 years 242 days)
Major teams Hampshire, Surrey
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|First-class span||1924 - 1935|
Stanley Fenley, who died on September 2, 1976, aged 76, was a leg-spinner who played as an amateur for Surrey in 1924 while on leave from work in the Gold Coast and was so successful that he stayed on as a professional. He played 116 matches in the 1920s and made a brief comeback for Hampshire, aged 39. He took 346 wickets in all.
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