Painter and teacher, born in Manchester, where he studied at the School of Art. Joined the Army in 1933 and served abroad from 1934–45 in Palestine, India and the Far East. Became an art teacher at a Manchester secondary school. Showed with RA, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, RSA, MAFA and Manchester Graphic Club. Manchester City Art Gallery holds Kingsley’s oil The Green Fence, Hulme, of 1960, typical of his northern townscapes and industrial scenes.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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