Person    | Male  Died 1897

John Fleming

Categories: Sport / Games

John Fleming

Co-founder National Sporting Club. Manager of The Pelican Club (opened in Gerrard Street, 1887) until it failed in 1891. He then joined with Bettinson to open the National Sporting Club. See there for more information.

In John Harding's 2016 book 'Lonsdale's Belt: Boxing's Most Coveted Prize' Fleming is described as "... ‘a fairly disreputable character with no particularly endearing qualities’ who had previously managed various public houses in the city." but where the quote comes from is not specified.

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John Fleming

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National Sporting Club

This building was once known as the National Sporting Club, March 1891 - Octo...

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Hurlingham Yacht Club

Hurlingham Yacht Club

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Yaakov Springer

Yaakov Springer

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Iyengar Yoga

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Julius Hirsch

Julius Hirsch

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Surrey County Cricket Club

Surrey County Cricket Club

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