Ronald Lesley Baynham
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Born: 1929, 10th June.

Place of Birth: Birmingham.

Died:

Parents: Charles Walter and Lily Baynham, nee Burton.

Marriages: Thelma M. Goodby 1932 in Birmingham.

Children: Graham R. 1956 and Karen J. 1958, both born in Luton.

Occupation: Profesional Footballer (Goalkeeper) and Interior Decorator.

Notes:  Ronald was a professional footballer, initially with Worcester City and then Luton Town and had three England Caps. He started his professional career with Worcester City in 1949. He signed for Luton Town in 1951, Luton having paid a £1000 transfer fee. He made 388 appearances for Luton between 1952 and 1965. In September 1960 he fractured his skull, when challenged during a league match. His first game for England (being the 75th England Goalkeeper) was against Denmark on 2nd October 1955, the result Denmark 1 England 5. His next cap came on 19th October 1955 against Northern Ireland, the result England 3 Northern Ireland 0. His last cap came on 30 November 1955 against Spain, result England 4 Spain 1. Following retirement from professional football, he became and interior decorator.