Harriers History 1900-1909

Harriers History 1900-1909

Charles Mountford can be seen to the right of the middle doorway, back row

Letter confirming Harriers as Junior champions of the Northern Counties 1902.

R.J. 'Bob' Stockdale.  Club captain for 6 years and a self confessed plodder.

Horace Armstrong was hugely successful as a Harrier around the turn of the 20th century.

Horace or 'St. Paul' as he was affectionately known as.

Another success for Horace.

George Butterfield - Northern counties junior cross country champion 1902.

Success again for Darlington Harriers at the 1903 Northern counties cross country championships.

Communication before the invention of social media, email and text messaging.

Butterfield does it again...

A touching tribute to George Butterfield.

The man himself.

A match made in Harrier heaven.

Harrier club hierarchy for the season 1900-01

Trials and training runs in early 1901

Pike Pease cup results 1901

Three miles handicap results late 1901

Patron's cap race handicap list.  Ran at Feethams.

Team handicap races.

Northern Counties junior championship team, 1902

Early success for Darlington in the Morpeth to Newcastle race

Darlington Harriers 1904-05 - Used with permission from the Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library’

Darlington Harriers 1904-05 - Used with permission from the Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library’

Darlington North End Harriers 1904-1905 - Used with permission from the Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library’

Darlington Harriers 1904

Darlington Harriers, early 1900's 1st row standing far right dressed in a suit Robert Stockdale - Used with permission from the Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library’

Darlington Harriers - Barclays Bank 1905.  Thomas Mountford seen front row with the trophy

Those boys of 1902 again..

Charles Mountford pictured 3rd left on the back row, wearing a flat cap with Jim Blenkhorn 3rd left on the front row seated