Christopher Stanger-Leathes

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Christopher Stanger-Leathes
Birth nameChristopher Francis Stanger-Leathes
Date of birth9 May 1881
Place of birthKensington, Middlesex, England
Date of death27 February 1966(1966-02-27) (aged 84)
Place of deathGosforth, Northumberland, England
Occupation(s)Mananging director
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
British Isles

Christopher Francis Stanger-Leathes (9 May 1881 – 27 February 1966) was an English international rugby union player.

Stanger-Leathes was born at Kensington in May 1881. He was educated at Sherborne School, where he played for the school cricket team.[1] He played rugby union at amateur level for Northumberland and Northern.[2] He toured Australia and New Zealand with the British Isles rugby union team in 1904,[3] playing one Test match against Australia at Sydney.[4] The following year he played a second Test match, this time for England against Ireland at Cork in the 1905 Home Nations Championship.[4] Stanger-Leathes also played cricket at minor counties level for Northumberland, making 99 appearances in the Minor Counties Championship between 1903–1929.[5] By profession he was a managing director at the ship ventilation manufacturers and sheet iron engineers Brown and Hood.[6] He died at Gosforth in February 1966.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Wisden - Obituaries in 1966". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  2. ^ "Player profile: Christopher Stanger-Leathes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  3. ^ "Player archives – Chris Stanger-Leathes". British Lions Ltd. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  4. ^ a b "Player profile: Christopher Stanger-Leathes". ESPNscrum. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  5. ^ "Minor Counties Championship Matches played by Christopher Stanger-Leathes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  6. ^ "Player profile: Christopher Stanger-Leathes". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2019-06-18.

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