Emeritus Professor Arthur Herbert Dodd, M.A., (1891-1975), Bangor
Llewelyn Kenrick (he rarely used his first Christian name Samuel ) was educated at Ruabon grammar school . He became a solicitor , and in due course established a practice at Ruabon . He was clerk to the Ruabon magistrates , 1896-1933 , and was coroner for east Denbighshire from 1906 until his death. In his younger days he took an active part in association football and founded the Football Association of Wales in the season 1875-6 . He was acclaimed as the founder by Sir Evan Morris when the first Welsh cup was presented to the winners in 1879 . The cup had been won two years earlier but at that time the newly-formed Welsh Association did not possess a trophy. Kenrick organized the first international association football match between Wales and Scotland ; this was played at Glasgow on 25 March 1876 . He played in this match as a full-back , and he appeared for Wales on four subsequent occasions. He was a member of the first Welsh team to defeat England at Blackburn in 1881 . He played for the Shropshire Wanderers and was captain of the famous ‘ Druids .’ He was the first chairman and honorary secretary of the Football Association of Wales , and served on the council of that body for many years. He m. a daughter of the Rev. A. L. Taylor , headmaster of Ruabon grammar school . There was no issue of the marriage. He d. 29 May 1933 , and was buried at Ruabon .
George Geoffrey Lerry, Wrexham
Published date: 1959