Clasper, Henry [Harry] (1812–1870), oarsman and boat builder, was born at Dunston, near Newcastle upon Tyne, on 5 July 1812, the son of Robert and Jane Clasper. He married his cousin Suzannah Hawks on 19 September 1836 and they had eight daughters and five sons, the eldest of whom was ...
Clasper, John Hawks [Jack] (1836–1908), boat builder and oarsman, born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 13 October 1836, was the eldest of thirteen children (eight daughters and five sons) of Henry Clasper (1812–1870), oarsman and boat builder, and his wife, Suzannah, née Hawks...
Edwards, Hugh Robert Arthur (1906–1972), oarsman, was born at Westcote Barton, Oxfordshire, on 17 November 1906, the fifth of six children (and fourth son) of the Revd Robert Stephen Edwards, rector of Westcote Barton, and his wife, Annie van Mottman. He was educated at ...
Ferris, Richard (bap. 1561
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Kelly, Frederick Septimus (1881–1916), composer and oarsman, was born on 29 May 1881 at 47 Phillip Street, Sydney, Australia, the seventh child and fourth son of Thomas Hussey Kelly (1830–1901) of Glenyarrah, Double Bay, Sydney, an Irish-born businessman with interests in wool and tin who founded the ...
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Nickalls, Guy (1866–1935), oarsman, was born at Horton Kirby, Kent, on 12 November 1866, the third son of Tom Nickalls (1828–1899) of Horton Kirby and afterwards of Patteson Court, Nutfield, Surrey, and his wife, Emily Quihampton. His father, a stockbroker, was an original member of the ...
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Woodgate, Walter Bradford [pseud. Wat Bradwood] (1840–1920), oarsman and writer, was born at Belbroughton rectory, Worcestershire, on 20 September 1840, the eldest son of the Revd Henry Arthur Woodgate (1801–1874), rector of Belbroughton and canon of Worcester, and his wife, Maria, née...