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1884: Dewsbury v Doncaster

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Sheffield Sub-Site

 

Played at Dewsbury,

on Saturday, 15/03/1884,

over 11 boards, 2 games per board (time permitting).

 

Results were reported in the Leeds Mercury of 22/03/1884 as follows:

 

 

Dewsbury

11-9

Doncaster

1

W. J. Eggleston

½-½

 

Rev. J. Huntsman

2

W. Jackson

½‑½

½‑½

A. Knight

3

J. Woodhead

1-0

 

H. Parker

4

L. Howgate

1-0

0-1

C. Johnson

5

Rev. M. E. Thorold

1-0

½-½

H. L. Hunter

6

M Rhodes

½-½

1-0

John Walker

7

J. W. Howgate

0-1

0-1

G.A. Judd

8

G.H. Gledhill

0-1

½-½

E. B. Taylor

9

G. Porritt

0-1

0-1

H. Taylor

10

G. Crawshaw

1-0

1-0

T. Pacy

11

H. Conyers

1-0

1-0

H. Draper

 

The Rev. Edmund John Huntsman was known to play for both Doncaster and Scarborough before in due course becoming Sheffield’s Woodhouse Cup captain.  Of these three teams, Doncaster was the one based nearest to his home at Harworth in Nottinghamshire.

 

Identities of the players, where discernible, would appear to be as follows:

 

W. J. Eggleston

Dewsbury

William John Eggleston

 

W. Jackson

Dewsbury

William Exley Jackson

 

J. Woodhead

Dewsbury

 

 

L. Howgate

Dewsbury

Luke Howgate

 

Rev. M. E. Thorold

Dewsbury

Rev. Michael Edward Thorold

 

M Rhodes

Dewsbury

 

 

J. W. Howgate

Dewsbury

 

 

G. H. Gledhill

Dewsbury

George Henry Gledhill

 

G. Porritt

Dewsbury

 

 

G. Crawshaw

Dewsbury

 

 

H. Conyers

Dewsbury

Henry Conyers

 

Rev. J. Huntsman

Doncaster

Rev. Edmund John Huntsman

 

A. Knight

Doncaster

 

 

H. Parker

Doncaster

 

 

C. Johnson

Doncaster

 

 

H. L. Hunter

Doncaster

Henry Lewis Hunter

 

John Walker

Doncaster

 

 

G. A. Judd

Doncaster

George Arthur Judd

 

E. B. Taylor

Doncaster

Edwin Brooks Taylor

 

H. Taylor

Doncaster

 

 

T. Pacy

Doncaster

Thomas William Pacy

 

H. Draper

Doncaster

 

 

 

 

 

Created

17/05/2014

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

17/05/2014