No 351

On Thursday, August 3rd, the annual match between the T.Bs and Q.Ss in which the former were victorious by 41 runs. The elevens scores were as follows.

Town Boys

D. Stewart 6 – 1 = 7
J. Goodrick 5 -1 = 6
E. P. Repton 0 – 20 = 20
F. Hallett 2 – 0 = 2
C. W. Steward 7 – 7 = 14
R. Templer 49 – 8 = 57
W. Fellows 0 – 3 = 3
A. Jennings 0 – 1 = 1
E. J. Drake 22 – 2 = 24
G. Lacy 2 – 5 = 7
J. Wright 1 – 1 =2

Byes 17

No balls 6

166

The bowling & batting of R. Templer was excellent, as was also the batting and fielding of Repton & the bowling of Drake. Fellows made two splendid catches in the course of the match.

On the Q.S side, the bowling of Robertson, & the fielding of Barker were much admired.

H. V. Williams -8 – 4 = 12
H. R. Barker 16 – 12 = 28
J. Armitstead 3 – 2 = 5
N. Smart 1 – 2 = 3
P. M. Robertson 0 – 5 = 5
R. Burton 1 – 0 = 1
A. Marryat 4 – 7 = 11
J. Harrison 18 – 2 = 20
H. Blagden 4 – 0 = 4
C. Ingram 1 – 2 = 3
F. Stokes 10 – 3 = 13

Byes 11

N. balls 9

125

D. Stewart
Prin. Opp.

No 350

The Westminsters rowed in a four at Richmond.

1. Steward
2. Parratt
3. Williams
4. Barkers
– Burton Coxs

And also at Mortlake

1. Armitstead
2. Steward
3. Williams
4. Barken
– Burton Coxs

in the first of which matches they were beaten through their breaking their rudder string & being fouled and in the last thro’ the unfair rowing of the Richmond boat, & the umpire being astern during the race.

Vide Water Ledger

D. Stewart
Prin. Opp

No 349

The match for the sculls took place on Saturday, August 7th from Mortlake to Putney. Steward (the winner) had the race in his hands from the beginning. The following is order in which the candidates came in.

C. W. Steward. T.B
J. R. Armitstead. Q.S
W. M. Parratt. B.B
F. Hallett. T.B
J. Goodrick. B.B

D. Stewart
Prin. Opp

No 348

On Thursday, July 27th, the match with Eton took place from Barker’s Rails to Putney Bridge. The eight were trained by Noulton, by whom the outrigger was also built. The course was rowed over by the Etonians, the winners, in 25 minutes & 50 seconds, beating the Westminsters by 1 minute + 30 seconds. The crew of the Etonians, as will be seen was 11st 13lb heavier than that of the Westminsters. The Westminsters were anything but well steered by Balfour.

The crews were

Westminster
1. C.K Armitstead Q.S.———-8st 7lb
2. R. Burton Q.S.—————8st 5lb
3. N.R. Smart Q.S.————–9st 4lb
4. W.M. Parratt T.B.————8st 11lb
5. P.M. Robertson Q.S.———11st 12lb
6. H.V. Williams Q.S.———–9st 10lb
7. C.W. Steward T.B.————8st 9lb
(Stroke) H.R. Barker Q.S.——-9st 7lb

E. Balfour (Coxswain) Q.S. 6st 12lb

Eton
1. A. Bailie——————9st 7lb
2. G.H. Holden—————10st 0lb
3. H.H. Tremayne————-10st 3lb
4. C.H. Miller—————11st 4lb
5. A. de Rutsen————–10st 7lb
6. H J. Miller—————10st 3½lb
7. A.R. Thompson————-10st 10½lb
(Stroke) W. L. Bagshawe——10st 7lb

J. Greenwood (Coxs) 9st 10lb

For minute particulars vide Water Ledger

D. Stewart
Prin. Opp