It is sad to report the passing away in January of Michael Vandome a Life Vice-President of the Shepherd Neame Essex League.
Michael Vandome started playing cricket locally with Loughton in 1954. In 1957 he became Treasurer.He moved to Chelmsford in 1967 and played until 2001. At various times he was Secretary, Treasurer and President of Chelmsford Cricket Club. He joined Gents of Essex in the 1960s for whom we was President 1999-2004 and Secretary from 2009.
Michael joined the Shepherd Neame Essex League (SNEL) committee in 1975. Michael was Treasurer and Assistant Secretary of SNEL until 2016. He was results secretary for the League from 1995 to 2009. In 2016 Michael was awarded a Cricketing OSCAR for his exemplary committee work covering 40 years.
The Shepherd Neame Essex League mourn the passing of one of cricket's great servants and give thanks for all of his hard work and dedication to cricket in Essex.