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Re: 1891 Results

Added in results for the 1st South African Championships in March
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Re: 1891 Results

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August, East of England Championships, Felixstowe

FI: Winifred Kersey d. C. Tidbury 6-4 6-2
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Re: 1891 Results

East of England edited in
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July 23-25, Edgbaston Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England (Grass)

This year the women’s singles event at this tournament was "handicap" only.

MX: Mrs Pickering*/JG Brown d. Mrs Simcox/Manliffe Goodbody 5-7 6-2 6-3

* This player is probably Alice Pickering (née Simpson).
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FI: Alice Simpson Pickering d. Mrs Wills 6-1 6-3 [HO]
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Re: 1891 Results

Edgbaston singles (handicap) added - thank you
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Re: 1891 Results

July 16-18, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (Grass)

FI: M. Evans d. N. Pope 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
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Re: 1891 Results

August 5-8, Sheffield and Hallamshire, South Yorkshire, England (Grass)

FI: Beatrice Wood d. Agnes Watts 6-3, 6-3

From "Pastime", August 12, 1891: "This was the fourth annual tournament promoted by the Hallamshire Lawn Tennis Club on the pleasantly situated ground at Hunter's Bar, Sheffield. [...] The nine grass courts were in good condition and played well all through..."
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Re: 1891 Results

August 18-20, Saxmundham, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: Winifred Kersey d. Miss Carter 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
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XDF: Edward R. Allen/A. Flick d. E. Lee-French/Miss Lee-French 6-4, 3-0, retired

From "Pastime", August 26, 1891: "The Saxmundham meeting, the ninth of its kind, was brought to a successful termination at Hurt's Hull Park on Thursday, August 20, after having lasted for three days."
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Re: 1891 Results

August 26-29, Alderburgh, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: May Lowther d. Miss Carter 6-4, 0-6, 6-4
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August 26-29, Alderburgh, Suffolk, England (Grass)

FI: May Lowther d. Miss Carter 6-4, 0-6, 6-4
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It's Aldeburgh, not Alderburgh.

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August 17-22, North of England Championships, Scarborough, Yorkshire England (Grass)

CR: Helen Jackson (holder) d. Miss Pope 6-3, 6-1
The holder was Beatrice Wood, so this was not CR but ACF.
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Re: 1891 Results

From section no. 7 above:

"Ruth Legh is listed as P Legh in contemporary sources. She went by her middle name of Ruth."
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"Miss P. Legh" was in fact Ruth Pennington-Legh, later Mrs Winch.
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Re: 1891 Results

All added in to here-thanks

Jimbo-does the [HO] below stand for holder?

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July 23-25, Edgbaston Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, England (Grass)

This year the women’s singles event at this tournament was "handicap" only.

MX: Mrs Pickering*/JG Brown d. Mrs Simcox/Manliffe Goodbody 5-7 6-2 6-3

* This player is probably Alice Pickering (née Simpson).
Info provided by Newmark401:

FI: Alice Simpson Pickering d. Mrs Wills 6-1 6-3 [HO]
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All added in to here-thanks

Jimbo-does the [HO] below stand for holder?
[HO] is for "handicap only"
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Re: 1891 Results

[HO] is for "handicap only"

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