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date: 05 June 2020

Wingfield, Walter Cloptonlocked

(1833–1912)
  • Wray Vamplew

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Wingfield, Walter Clopton (1833–1912), inventor of lawn tennis, was born on 16 October 1833, the eldest son of Clopton Lewis Wingfield (1800–1846) of Rhysnant Hall, Montgomeryshire, a major in the 66th regiment, and his wife, Jane Eliza, daughter of General Sir John Michell...

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(1920–)
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