Born at the Marston Green Homes, Coleshill, Warwickshire on 2 July 1890, Stanley Richardson was a right-hand bat who played club cricket for Aston Unity in the Birmingham and District League. He also had a spell working in Rhodesia prior to the First World War.

He appeared for Warwickshire 2nd XI in 1911 and twice in first-class matches for Warwickshire, both games in 1920 versus Kent when he scored 0, 8 not out, 7 and 3. In the 1920s he became associated with Notts Amateurs CC and represented Notts once, replacing John Gunn versus Cambridge University at Fenner’s in June 1925 when he scored 4. In all he played for Notts Amateurs for about 30 years. He also turned out for Sir Julien Cahn’s XI.

He was originally in the regular army but latterly was employed as a Steel Tube Manufacturer’s representative. He lived in Lowdham and died suddenly at his sister’s residence in Cambridge on 24 January 1958, aged 67.

April 2020.