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1879 - Islington, London - 28 April to 3 May

Press Cuttings from 19th Century Newspapers

FormatSixDay108THE RACE ILLUSTRATION
The Penny Illustrated (London, England) Saturday, 10-May-1879
No photographs from that time - so they had to draw the action!
A transcription of the race report is to follow ...

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The illustration provides the distances covered:-

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1

G W WALLER

1,172 miles

 

2

C TERRONT

1,128 miles

 

3

F J LEES

1,102 miles

5 laps

4

D STANTON

1,100 miles

 

5

H HIGHAM

1,030 miles

5 laps

6

T ANDREWS

1,010 miles

 

7

A EVANS

956 miles

5 laps

8

F WHITE

870 miles

 

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