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Obituary: THE VERY REVD ROBERT ANTHONY PERRY

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THE Very Revd Robert Anthony Perry, affectionately known as Tony, who died on 14 January, aged 89, was born in Cheltenham. A natural athlete, he showed a prowess for sports from an early age, going on to represent Leeds University at rugby and cricket. Blessed with natural speed and endurance, he was also a talented 440-yard hurdler. Tony’s proudest sporting achievement was bowling a maiden over to the test legend W. R. Hammond, who was playing as an ...

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