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1882: Rawdon v Windhill

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Played at Rawdon,

on Saturday, 28/01/1882,

over 8 boards,

2 games per board (where possible).

 

This was a return match between Rawdon Church Institute v Windhill Liberal Club (Shipley).  Results as reported by the Chess Player’s Chronicle, 1882, p.69, were as follows:

 

 

Rawdon

8½‑5½

Windhill

1

Asa Burnett

0-2

Spencer

2

Crossley

½-1½

W Smith

3

J Wilkinson

1-1

J Parker

4

W Haste

1-0

J Farrar

5

Eli Pratt

2-0

T Rhodes

6

C Burley

1-0

A Linley

7

J H A Yeadon

2-0

S Deacon

8

John Skirraw

1-1

J Marshall

 

A number of the Rawdon players are identifiable, but the Windhill players have indistinctive names.  “Spencer” of Windhill seems likely to be “T. Spencer” of Bradford, though his identity is none too clear.  The following are apparent identities of players.

 

As Reported

 

Apparent Identity

Asa Burnett

Rawdon

Asa Burnett

C Burley

Rawdon

Charles Burley

Crossley

Rawdon

James Hedley Crossley

S Deacon

Windhill

 

J Farrar

Windhill

 

W Haste

Rawdon

 

A Linley

Windhill

 

J Marshall

Windhill

 

J Parker

Windhill

 

Eli Pratt

Rawdon

Eli Pratt

T Rhodes

Windhill

 

John Skirraw [sic]

Rawdon

John Skirrow

W Smith

Windhill

 

Spencer

Windhill

T Spencer, Bradford CC?

J Wilkinson

Rawdon

 

J H A Yeadon

Rawdon

John Henry Arthur Yeadon

 

 

 

Created

21/04/2014

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

21/04/2014