Furnival Sculling Club

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

  • April 2003. Ghent training camp
  • 2003. National Championships medal winners
  • 2003. Mrs Violet Goff in her 101st year naming a boat 'W A Goff' after her late husband who was the club?s Honorary Secretary for forty four years
  • 2002. The National Championships lightweight four with their silver medals and in their England kit outside the clubhouse. Crew: Randal Wichuk, Steve Robson, David Finn, Dicky Ellis
  • 2003. An 'octuple': a women's eight dressed in Edwardian style for a BBC documentary drama which included scenes relating to Dr Furnivall and his life. Crew:  Marcia Heritage (bow), Serafina Antonello, Sarah Horniman, Susan Allen (standing), Annette Pain,
  • 2003. Medal winning coxed four. Marcia Heritage, Jenn Hawkins, Kate Cowell, Tina Hasler (Tom Robinson, cox, not in view)
  • 2003. Docklands gold medal crew in the Senior 2 eights. Matt Webb, J.J. Doel, Steve Hammer, Geoff Pine, Peter Egbe, David Roche, James Hoskins, Grant Lapping, Paula Reynolds (cox)
  • 2003. Henley Royal Regatta Silver Goblets. After the race: James Cracknell, Steve Robson, Dicky Ellis, Matthew Pinsent
  • 2003. Hugh Huddy, gold medal winner in the LTA coxed four at the World Championships at Milan
  • 2004. Seville training camp
  • W.A. Goff [1901-1969] c.1960. The club's Hon Secretary for 44 years
  • 1969. John Bunn, past Captain and Trustee since 1969, names a new restricted sculling boat
  • 1984. Women's Quad Scull: Fours Head. Crew: Wille Ross (cox), Jane O'Reilly (stroke), Carrie Wood, Sasha Andrews, Julie Rooke (bow)
  • 1983/4. Head Race. Henley? Crew: Anne Booker (cox), Julie Rooke (stroke), Sasha Andrews, Jan Wise, Kate Hare (bow)
  • 1989. Fours Head. Becky Barnacle (bow), Maria Dillon, Mireille Van de Plas, Jill Foster (stroke), Joan Moore/Swain (cox)
  • 1989. Molesey. Jane Egglestone (cox), Julie Rooke (stroke), Maria Dillon, Jill Foster, Liz Woolven (bow)
  • 1990. Fours Head. Mike Rooke (bow), Derek Lowe, Pete Bradley, Fred Jefferies (stroke)
  • 1984. Oxford Regatta. Sasha Andrews. She won a gold medal in the same year's National Championships in an Under 23 composite quad scull
  • Ken Howland c.1968
  • 1987. Wallingford Regatta. Glyn Jones and Pete Bradley
  • 1996. The clubhouse just before the balcony was erected and the adjoining property redecorated
  • 2004. David Reason, Captain 1961 and club benefactor
  • Val Snewin naming the new Filippi women's eight the 'Val Snewin' at a boat naming ceremony in December 2004
  • Val Snewin, Club Captain 2001-4 with Ken Howland, Club President
  • 1986. Andy Swarbrick and Marek Vaygelt
  • 1995. Leila Neathercoat, medal winner at the National Championships. Between 1994 and 1999, racing mostly as a junior, she won medals at club, national and international events
  • A successful eights crew c.1970. Colin Price, Mick McHugh, Mick Bristier, Brian Wright, John Houston, Peter White, Ken Howland, Terry Trinder, Dave Tappin, Alan Inns (in blue top, cox)
  • Carol-Ann (Carrie) Wood with silver medal won at the 1986 World Championships in the Women's Lightweight Double Sculls (with Gill Bond)
  • Fours Head 1988. Becky Barnacle (stroke), Georgina Bangay, Shona Wood, Julie Rooke (bow)
  • Head of the River Race 1989. Jane Egglestone (cox), Maria Dillon (stroke), Lucy Elliott, Charlotte Kenyon, Shona Wood, Julie Rooke, Jill Foster, Becky Barnacle, Liz McHugh (bow)
  • Head of the River Race 1990. Julie Rooke (cox), Steve Robson (stroke), Derek Lowe, Marten Luiten, Fred Jefferies, Hugh Evans, Mark Smith, Hugh Bantin, Alasdair Stark (bow)
  • The 'octuple' at Henley Royal Regatta 1996 preparing for a row past celebrating the centenary of Furnivall Sculling Club
  • Sir Stephen Redgrave CBE, guest of honour at the Furnivall Centenary Dinner in 1996 with the Club president Ken Howland
  • 2002: Val Snewin, the first women's captain for over sixty years, names a new Sims coxless four 'Polly Cloud' after the club's first captain elected in 1896
  • 2003. Sara Nanayakkara, vice captain and membership officer 2002-05. Club numbers reached a record level during her time in office
  • Some captains and a cox at the clubhouse on the occasion of John Robbins' celebration of fifty years at Furnivall, November 2003
  • Club captain Dr Val Snewin with Mrs Violet Goff in December 2003. Then in her 101st year Vi Goff was club captain in 1927 and is the widow of W A Goff, a key figure in the club's history
  • 2003. Brian Sparey, an enduring and popular figure at the club, who has had two boats named after him
  • Steve Albrecht, elected club captain in November 2004
  • 2004. Kate Cowell, a club vice captain in charge of the women's squad and a medal winner at the National Championships
  • 2004. Mark Ruscoe, one of the key figures in helping to raise standards of racing and sculling at the club in the last decade. Also the current longest standing member of the Committee
  • W A Goff as coach and cox of the eight c.1955. Crew: Doug Phelps, Pat Wheeler, Arthur Cole, Bob Stephenson, Martin Cook, John Goff, Jim Murray, Dickie Ward
  • Club members building the pontoon in 1964 according to John Bunn's design: nine tons of timber were required for its construction.
  • Head of the River Race 1968. Alan Inns (cox), John Houston (stroke), Dave Trinder, Ken Howland, Mick Bristier, Colin Price, Geoff Parish, Dave Tappin, Brian Wright (bow)
  • Ken Howland and John Lee c.1972. Both were invited to join the National Squad in 1973 following their performance at Henley Royal Regatta
  • A revived 'octuple' for the ARA Centenary Procession September 1982. Carol-Ann Wood, Joan Moore, Maggie Blease, Barney Moore (as Dr Furnivall), Marie Isaacs, Mary Harding, Judi Taylor, Hillary Gladders, Julie Smith.

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