Frank Bayliss

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrancis Charles "Frank"•Bayliss
Used nameFrank•Bayliss
Born5 July 1876 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England (GBR)
Died30 May 1938 in London, Greater London, England (GBR)
AffiliationsMoseley Wanderers, Moseley (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Frank Bayliss was one of the forwards for Moseley Wanderers in their only match, a 27-8 defeat by Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques, at the 1900 Paris Olympics. He played his club rugby for Moseley RUFC. Bayliss was an architect by profession and in 1925 was made a fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (FRIBA). Between 1905 and his death in 1938, Bayliss was the design coordinator responsible for all newsagent W. H. Smith’s bookshops.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) GBR Frank Bayliss
Rugby, Men (Olympic) Moseley Wanderers =2 Silver