Group    From 1872 

Kensington Rowing Club

Categories: Sport / Games

In 1981 it amalgamated with the Auriol Rowing Club (founded 1896) to form the Auriol Kensington Rowing Club. The club has a strong tradition of turning out good crews both men and women, which regularly attend major regattas, top head races and Henley Royal Regatta and Women's Henley Regatta.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Kensington Rowing Club

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William Kinnear

W.D. Kinnear, 1880 - 1974. Kensington Rowing Club, member 1905 - 1974, Presi...

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Walter Hall Williams

Walter Hall Williams

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Arthur 'Peggy' Bettinson

Arthur 'Peggy' Bettinson

Co-founder National Sporting Club. Born Arthur Frederick Bettinson at 8 Edward (now Aquila) Street, Marylebone. Brought up in Hampstead. Keen sportsman. 1882 became the British Amateur Boxing Assoc...

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1 memorial
W. Stuart Surridge

W. Stuart Surridge

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1 memorial
Henry the 'Game Chicken' Pearce

Henry the 'Game Chicken' Pearce

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1 memorial
King Cole

King Cole

Cricketer, whose real name was Bripumyarrimin. He was a member of the Australian Aboriginal cricket team that toured England in 1868. He died from tuberculosis and was buried at Victoria Park Cemet...

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1 memorial