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1890: Sheffield Athenaeum v. St. George’s, Birmingham

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Played on the evening of Saturday 29/11/1890,

at the Athenaeum Club, George Street, Sheffield,

over 13 boards,

2 games per board, time permitting.

 

Sheffield had 13 players while Birmingham had 12, so Birmingham’s board 12 played one game each with Sheffield’s boards 12 and 13.

 

Play lasted from 5.00 p.m. to 9.30, with a break for tea.

 

Results as reported by the Sheffield & Rotherham Independent of 01/12/1890 were as follows:

 

 

Sheffield Athenaeum

10‑9

St. George’s, Birmingham

1

G A Askham

1-1

F McCarthy

2

S B Slack

1@1

W R Taylor

3

T C Chapman

0@1

F Hollins

4

F E Foster

½@½

R H Taylor

5

H A Rossell

½-½

W M Perry

6

Marriott Oakes

0-1

W H Pedlingham

7

H W Pearson

1½-½

J A McKenzie

8

H Mercer

1½-½

T A Billington

9

W H Camm

0@1

J J Spence

10

R Snow

0-1

W T Smallman

11

S G Harrison

2-0

T W Trought

12

J Bennett

1-0

W J Middleton

13

A S Hepworth

1-0

W J Middleton

 

Identities of players, where discernible, appear to have been as follows:

 

Reported Name

Full(er) Name

G A Askham (Sheffield)

George Albert Roberts Askham

J Bennett (Sheffield)

T A Billington (Birmingham)

W H Camm (Sheffield)

William Henry Camm

T C Chapman (Sheffield)

Thomas Coulson Chapman

F E Foster (Sheffield)

Frederick Edward Foster

S G Harrison (Sheffield)

Samuel Gardner Harrison

A S Hepworth (Sheffield)

Alfred Skelton Hepworth

F Hollins (Birmingham)

Frank Hollins

F McCarthy (Birmingham)

Francis McCarthy

J A McKenzie (Birmingham)

H Mercer (Sheffield)

Henry Mercer

W J Middleton (Birmingham)

Walter James Middleton

Marriott Oakes (Sheffield)

Marriott Oakes

H W Pearson (Sheffield)

Henry William Pearson

W H Pedlingham (Birmingham)

William Horace Pedlingham

W M Perry (Birmingham)

William Massey Perry

H A Rossell (Sheffield)

Henry Augustus Rossell

S B Slack (Sheffield)

Samuel Benjamin Slack

W T Smallman [sic] (Birmingham)

Willhelm Thomas Stallman

R Snow (Sheffield)

Robert Snow

J J Spence (Birmingham)

R H Taylor (Birmingham)

 

W R Taylor (Birmingham)

 

T W Trought (Birmingham)

Thomas William Trought

 

 

Created

26/08/2014

Stephen John Mann

Last Updated

26/08/2014