Clarence Kingsbury

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Clarence Kingsbury
1908 Clarence Kingsbury.JPG
Kingsbury in 1908
Personal information
Full name Clarence Brickwood Kingsbury
Nickname Clarrie
Born (1882-11-03)3 November 1882
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Died 4 March 1949(1949-03-04) (aged 66)
Southsea, England, Great-Britain
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Rider type Endurance
Infobox last updated on
20 April 2008

Clarence Brickwood Kingsbury (3 November 1882 – 4 March 1949) was a British track cyclist who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. He belonged to the Paddington and North End cycling clubs.[1]

Biography[edit]

Kingsbury was born and died in Portsmouth, Hampshire.[2][3][4]

He was the son of Martha Brickwood (née White) and William Salter Kingsbury. His mother Martha was previously married to Thomas Brickwood of Brickwoods Brewery. In 1904 he married Maud Jennings.

In 1908 he won the gold medal in the 20 kilometres competition as well as in the team pursuit as member of the British team.[5]

He finished fifth in the 5000 metres competition and was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 660 yards event. In the sprint event he participated in the final when the time limit was exceeded, resulting in the race being declared void and no medals being awarded.

Golden Book of Cycling[edit]

He was given his own entry in the Golden Book of Cycling.[6]

Kingsbury was living at 41 Queens Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, during the 1901 census,his occupation listed as 'cycle agent'.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thepedalclub.org/archives/goldenbook/a-e/ClarenceKingsbury.html
  2. ^ England & Wales Birth Index, Oct/Dec quarter 1882, Clarence Brickwood Kingsbury, Portsea Island registration district, volume 2b, page 458
  3. ^ a b 1901 Census - 41 Queens Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, RG 13/981, page 31 of 35
  4. ^ England & Wales Death Index, Jan/Mar quarter 1949, Clarence B. Kingsbury, aged 66, Portsmouth registration district, volume 6b, page 553
  5. ^ "Clarence Kingsbury Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-02. 
  6. ^ Golden Book of Cycling, 1948, reproduced http://www.thepedalclub.org/archives/goldenbook/a-e/ClarenceKingsbury.html

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