Charlie Burton obituary: Husband and crucial partner to cycling great Beryl

The Yorkshireman died on Friday, aged 93

Charlie and Beryl Burton
(Image credit: Burton family)

Charlie Burton, Beryl’s husband and one of the great characters of British and Yorkshire cycling, has died at the age of 93.

A member of the Morley Cycling Club for more than 70 years, including its heyday in the sixties and seventies, Charlie was integral to Beryl’s historic achievements, which included seven world titles and an incomparable 122 national titles.

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