Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
Hereditary Genius: An Inquiry Into its Laws and Consequences
Person:
Galton, Francis
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/image/lit26697/344/
314 WRESTLERS OF THE NORTH COUNTRY. 
Ivison, Henry ; a first-class man, but in old times, when the 
competition was less severe than now. 
S. John ; 2d for all weights at Newcastle, in 1842 ; champion 
of 10J stone men at Newcastle, 1844; 2d 9J stone men 
at Newcastle, 1850. 
S. Henry; 2d light weights at Newcastle, 1852; 2d 11 stone 
men, ditto, 1856. 
[S.] James. 
Jamieson, James; champion light weights at Carlisle, 1838; 
twice threw the champion of all weights the same year; 
2d 11J stone, Newcastle, 1843; and io| stone, 1845. 
3 B. Robert, William, and George. All good wrestlers ; among 
them they won all the prizes at Brampton, so that the 
wrestling there had to be given up. They challenged any 
four men in England of their weight. 
Little, John ; champion all weights, Carlisle. 
B. James ; 2d all weights, Carlisle, 1834. 
Long, Rowland; wrestled for 30 years, and won nearly xoo 
prizes. 
B. John ; the best champion at Carlisle. 
Lowthian. See Gordon. 
Nichol, John; 2d all weights, Carlisle, 1832 and 1836. 
[B.] James ; a good, though not a first-rate wrestler. 
Palmer, John ; champion of all weights at Carlisle in 1851, and 
champion of light weights the same year,—a most unusual 
success. 
2B. Matthew and Walter; twins, both very good; not cham¬ 
pions, but often second in great matches. 
Robley, Joseph; a very good wrestler. 
B. J ohn ; also a good wrestler. 
S. William ; 2d all weights at Newcastle, 1848 ; champion 
heavy stone men, 1852. 
Robson, Thomas; champion all weights at Newcastle, 1857; 
champion 11 stone, 1858. 
B. William ; equally good. 
Tinian, John; champion at Penrith. As a wrestler, boxer, 
runner, leaper, cudgel and foot-ball player, he never met 
an equal; was the greatest hero in athletic exercises 
England ever produced. “ Wrestliana,” by W. Litt (him¬ 
self an excellent wrestler),/Whitehaven, 1823.
        

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