Full name Charles William Lloyd Bulpett
Born August 18, 1852, Sandgates, Chertsey, Surrey
Died July 11, 1939, Chiromo, Nairobi, Kenya (aged 86 years 327 days)
Major teams Middlesex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast
Education Rugby; Oxford University
|First-class span||1877 - 1882|
Charles William Lloyd Bulpett, who died at Nairobi, Kenya, on July 11, aged 87, played for Rugby against Marlborough at Lord's in 1891, and appeared for Middlesex against Yorkshire there in 1880. He did not gain his cricket Blue at Oxford, but enjoyed a reputation for other sporting activities. Over a level measured mile at Newmarket in 1887 he won a wager of £200 and £400 in bets by walking a mile, running a mile and riding a mile in less than 18 minutes. A year later, at the age of 35, he accomplished the feat again in better time and won a bet of £1,000 to £400. A sound bat and useful fast bowler, he succeeded A. G. Guillemard as Hon. Secretary of the Butterflies CC and was, in his turn, followed by C. F. H. Leslie.
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