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1884: Manningham v Ilkley

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Sheffield Sub-Site

 

Played at Manningham, Bradford,

on Saturday, 08/03/1884

over 7 boards, 2 games per board (time permitting).

 

The Leeds Mercury of 15/03/1884 gave the result of this match as follows:

 

 

Manningham

6-6

Ilkley

1

Dr. Rabagliati

0‑1

 

S. Robinson

2

R. M. McMaster

1-0

½‑½

W. Critchley

3

H. B. Priestman

1-0

½‑½

W. S. Critchley

4

E. B. Stead

1-0

0-1

E. Dobson

5

F. Shalders *

0-1

1-0

B. M. Hood

6

F. Shalders *

1-0

 

W. E. Press

7

G. Hoyle

0-1

0-1

T. Mawson

(* No explanation was given regarding F. Shalders appearing on two boards.)

 

The apparent identities of the players would appear to be as follows:

 

As Reported

Club

Fuller Name

Dr. Rabagliati

Manningham

Dr. Andrea Carlo Francisco Rabagliati

R. M. Macmaster

Manningham

Robert McCheyne Macmaster

H. B. Priestman

Manningham

Henry Brady Priestman

E. B. Stead

Manningham

Edward Billingsley Stead

F. Shalders

Manningham

(see below)

F. Shalders

Manningham

(see below)

G. Hoyle

Manningham

 

S. Robinson

Ilkley

 

W. Critchley

Ilkley

William Critchley

W. S. Critchley

Ilkley

William Sallit Critchley

E. Dobson

Ilkley

 

B. M. Hood

Ilkley

Benjamin Martin Hood

W. E. Press

Ilkley

William Edward Press

T. Mawson

Ilkley

 

 

The double occurrence of “F. Shalders” is odd.  A possible explanation is that one instance referred to Albert Owen Shalders, while the other referred to a player with the initial “F.”, such as F. Craven (recorded as a member of the Manningham club).

 

 

Created

17/05/2014

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

17/05/2014