Furnival Sculling Club

Furnivall Sculling ClubRowing club based in Hammersmith, London. Established 1896

  • Portrait of Dr Furnival
  • Freddie Winstone c.1915. Boat Captain 1911,12,13
  • Three girls on a boating holiday 1909. Mabel Symonds, Kitty Harris, J. Jenkins
  • Picnic outing 1904. Emmie Sewell, Miss A.Appleby, Miss E. Mackenzie, F. Sammons, J.D. West
  • 'Johnny' Johnston c.1918. The club issued a challenge to any woman in England to race against her
  • An early outing for the 'Octuple' in the winter of 1905 in the race against the Polytechnic. Crew: C. Richardson, T. Colesby, E. Reglar, H. Nye, Fitzgerald, S. Hoad, Peckham, Hammer, C. Clarke (cox)
  • Polly Cloud, first Club Captain 1896
  • J J Munro c.1910. A formative figure in the history of the club
  • Corporal R J Buckingham R.F.C. Club Secretary 1915; Mayor of Hammersmith 1948
  • Jack Wade, Boat Captain 1914-15
  • Joe Deeks, Boat Captain c.1915
  • c.1908 Dr Furnivall and Club Captain, Cis Clements
  • Ada Guintini, Captain 1898/9, standing with another club member wearing the early sculling costume
  • An 'octuple' crew on Biffen's Raft c.1907
  • Party for club members at Hadley Wood c.1905. Dr Furnivall seated
  • Arrival at Kew c.1907. A snapshot of one of the regular outings given by members of Furnivall to poor children of the Hammersmith district
  • 1910. Dr Furnivall out sculling on his 85th birthday
  • 1910. Birthday celebrations on Waites' Raft, Richmond
  • February 1910. Dr Furnivall, whose hand is being shaken by Miss J. Jenkins, with D. and M. Waite looking on and Mabel Symonds turning to the camera
  • The winning Furnivall crew of the Polytechnic Race 1912. [standing] Sid Daniels (stroke), Jimmy Hall, [sitting]  Fred Hogh, Harold Dawson (cox), Horace Driver (bow)
  • 1918. Furnivall Club Regatta. Beatty Billson (Club Captain and cox) leading her crew on to the raft
  • Canbury Island, Kingston 1919. Easter holidaymakers Dorothy Simeon, Marie Smith, Emily Wadlow
  • Club outing to Canbury Island 1920.  J.Cooper, D Baker, F Gales
  • 1920. Nora Collins, F Powell, L Ballinger
  • Nora Collins c.1924. 'One of the best officials the Club has ever had'. Made a vice president in 1928
  • c.1925. Claire Matthews, Enid Chamberlen, Nora Collins, N Pine
  • 1924. L Ballinger, F Sadler, F Powell, Nora Collins
  • 1930. Chairing the winner. Enid Taylor, Seamens' Hospital Regatta
  • Enid Chamberlen c.1931. The club's first international sculler
  • The clubhouse 19 Lower Mall after bomb damage 1940
  • Frank Colton, Hon Secretary 1904-5, who lost his life while using a club boat
  • Women sculling in the 'Octuple' c.1908
  • 1901.  An outing from the raft
  • c.1905. Girls' eight. Standing L. to R.: M Allen, M Lansdell, K Lock, A Dewar, L Skinner, E Allen. Front row: E Sewell, Dr Furnivall, G Jarvis
  • c. 1920. Group photograph on club forecourt
  • c.1924. Quad Sculls. L Ballinger, F Sadler, F Powell, N Collins
  • 35Club supporters at Borough of Hackney Regatta, Lea
  • 1931. Girls waving outside clubhouse at Women's Amateur Rowing Association's annual regatta
  • Lizzie Skinner, Club Captain 1905-6
  • Emmie Sewell, Club Captain 1904-5
  • Julia Sutton, Club Captain 1903-4
  • Alice Dewar, Club Captain 1909-10
  • Cissie Clements, Club Captain 1908-9 and 1912-13
  • Nellie Moulden, Club Captain 1906-8
  • Amy Porter, Club Captain 1899-1901 and 1902-3
  • c.1904-5 Picnic at Teddington
  • 1930. Seamens' Hospital Regatta, Greenwich. Louise Upton, Enid Taylor, J Skinner, N Siever, Ethel Vokes
  • Dr Furnivall in 1869 with his one year old son Percy who in his youth was a short distance amateur world bicycle champion; he became a consultant surgeon and in 1901 Hunterian Professor of Pathology at the Royal College of Surgeons.
  • Jessie Currie's sketch of the clubhouse c.1910
  • Dr Furnivall coxing the racing Clasper eight, the 'Octuple', on 15 June 1907. Crew: Kate Lock (stroke), Nellie Lansdell, Ethel Allen, Emmie Sewell, Lizzie Skinner, Alice Dewar, Maud Allen, Gwen Jarvis (bow)
  • Frederick Furnivall with club members, July 1907 (from Hammersmith & Shepherd's Bush Past & Present by Barbara Denny)

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