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Darlington Quoit Club

Darlington Quoit Club, established 1846, played annually for the Silver Quoit at the back of the Central Hall (Horsemarket). This photograph taken 1860 shows a number of prominent citizens, back row, from left: William Smith, George Allison jnr (son of solicitor Geo Allison), William Hardy, Thomas Swinburne snr, Charles Brady (of Backhouses Bank), T Preston (wine merchant of High Row), William Lear (ironmonger). Front: Thomas Potts (of Potts & Swinburne, tobacco manufacturers), Richard Child (tanner), John Harrison (coachbuilder), John Lear (ironmonger), Richard Graham (gardner at Peirremont or Brinkburn).

People:
Allison, George
Brady, Charles
Child, Richard
Graham, Richard
Hardy, William
Harrison, John
Lear, John
Lear, William
Potts, Thomas
Preston, T
Smith, William
Swinburne, Thomas
Date:
1860
Period:
1850 - 1875
Place:
Darlington
You can see a history of Darlington at the Keys to the Past website.
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Item Type:
photograph
Artist:
unknown
Reference:
DR10112

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