• Short Summary

    Past winners of Doggett's Coat and Badge Race gather to watch the 1937 contest, the King's Bargemaster calls the race, contestants row from London Bridge to Chelsea on the Thames, young William Silvester wins, and the contestants are toasted at Dolphin Square

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Traditional Race of the Watermen

    ENGLAND: London: Thames River:
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    DOGGETT'S COAT AND BADGE Won by w. Silvester 1937


    PHELPS, Bossy (King's Barge-master) & Ted Phelps Starts Presents Doggets Coat & Badge to A. Corbett 1937 - won by W. Silvester.


    SILVESTER, W. Wins Doggett's Coat & Badge race on the Thames.


    Competitions; Ships and Boats

    Thomas Doggett, Drury Lane Theatre, Fishmongers' Company, crew, rowing, competition, tradition
    Background: Past winners of Doggett's Coat and Badge Race gather to watch the 1937 contest, the King's Bargemaster calls the race, contestants row from London Bridge to Chelsea on the Thames, young William Silvester wins, and the contestants are toasted at Dolphin Square

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABYJPG65RRTKWYVH66ABLMYIAZ
    Media URN:
    VLVABYJPG65RRTKWYVH66ABLMYIAZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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