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post #58 of (permalink) Old Mar 22nd, 2012, 02:09 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Official Tournament Winners by Event

Originally Posted by newmark401 View Post
Re: The Kent Championships. Here are some player's first names and family names, with the first year of their appearance given first; also one or two missing scores:

1888 Miss Gurney -> Edith Gurney

1890 Maude Shackle -> I believe her first name was spelt "Maud"

1893 Miss P. Legh -> Ruth Pennington-Legh

1894 A. Wilson -> Amy Wilson

1905 Connie Wilson d. Alice Greene 6-2, 6-4 (Due to bad weather at Beckenham, this match was played at Wimbledon on June 27.)

1909 Dora Boothby d. Agnes Morton 6-4, 6-4 (Due to bad weather, this final was not played at Beckenham.)

1912 Mrs Winifreid McNair -> This should be Winifred McNair (there is no need for the "Mrs" once a married player's first name is known.)

1920 Elizabeth Ryan/Mrs. McNair 7-9 3-2 divided -> Winifred McNair again. I'd say: "Due to bad weather, the final could not be completed. Elizabeth Ryan and Winifred McNair divided the first prize."
Thanks Mark, I have all corrected with your informations.
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