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Arthur Lindsay Sulley

(1906-1994), Rowing cox and rowing coach; Olympian

Sitter in 2 portraits
Won silver in the men's eight at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics.

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Cambridge rowing crew, 1928, by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston) - NPG x198230

Cambridge rowing crew, 1928

by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
bromide postcard print, 1928
NPG x198230

Cambridge rowing crew, 1929, by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston) - NPG x198232

Cambridge rowing crew, 1929

by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
bromide postcard print, 1929
NPG x198232

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PHILIP SULLEY

12 November 2016, 15:46

Went to Denstone College, Staffs, and onto Selwyn College Cambridge, Coxed Selwyn College, and Cambridge - 1928, 1929. Also Thames Roeing CLub, won Grand Challenge Cup Henley, 1928, and then represented Britain 1928 Olympics, Silver Medal. At Cambridge met wife Margaret Gertrude Cann Evans of Newnham - coxed Newnham. Married in 1933. Worked James Smith & Co, Ltd, Derby - made railway, police and services uniforms. In due course Managing Director, Lived in Quarndon, four houses - largest 1947-77 The Edge. Large garden , also large room used for dances. Post war coached Thames Rowing Club crews at Henley; also took them to Vancouver for Empire games 1954. Retired about 1972. Died 1993

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