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Thomas Swindlehurst (21 May 1874 – 15 March 1959) was a British tug of war competitor who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1908 he won the silver medal as member of the British team Liverpool Police.
At the 1908 Summer Olympics, a tug of war tournament was contested. Each team consisted of 8 athletes. Nations could enter up to 3 teams. The host Great Britain was the only one to enter more than one. Germany, Greece, Sweden, and the United States each entered one team apiece, though Germany and Greece withdrew. This left 5 teams from 3 nations to compete.
At the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain, an official football tournament between national representative selections was contested for the first time: football at the two previous games had been played between club teams. Eight teams entered, although Hungary and Bohemia withdrew before the start. Denmark's Sophus "Krølben" Nielsen set a record by scoring 10 goals in a 17-1 win against France. Great Britain won the gold. Among those representing the Danish team was the famous mathematician Harald Bohr.
Richard Kenneth Gunn was a British boxer, and is the oldest man to win an Olympic boxing crown ever. He achieved this feat at the age of 37 years and 254 days.
Arthur Gardiner Butler F.L.S., F.Z.S. (1844–1925) was an English entomologist, arachnologist and ornithologist. He worked at the British Museum on the taxonomy of birds, insects, and spiders.
The Under-Secretary for Ireland was the permanent head of the British administration in Ireland prior to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922.
Aethomys is a genus of rodent from Africa. They are commonly referred to as rock rats, bush rats or rock mice.
Albert Henry "Harry" Thomas was a British bantamweight professional boxer who won gold in Boxing at the 1908 Summer Olympics with a decision over John Condon.
IEEE W.R.G. Baker Award provided by the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE), was created in 1956 from a donation from Walter R. G. Baker (1892–1960) to the IRE. The award continued to be awarded by the board of directors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), after the IRE organization merged into the IEEE in 1963. Recipients received a certificate and honorarium "for the most outstanding paper reporting original work" in one of the IEEE publications, including the transactions, journals, proceedings, and magazines of the IEEE Societies. The award was discontinued in 2016.
David Swindlehurst is an English former footballer who played as a striker.
Llanishen Rugby Football Club is a Welsh rugby union team based in Llanishen on the outskirts of Cardiff. Today, Llanishen RFC plays in the Welsh Rugby Union, Division One East League, having been promoted from the Division Three South East league in the 2011/12 season. Llanishen RFC is a feeder club for Cardiff Blues.
The Right ReverendOwen Francis Swindlehurst was Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle and Titular Bishop of Cuncacestre under Bishops Hugh Lindsay and Ambrose Griffiths from 1977 until his death.
Thomas Doodputlee McMeekin was a British sailor and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London and won a silver medal in the 6 metre class. The gold medal was won by his helmsman G.U.Laws, who had also designed the boat (Dormy).
Lee Swindlehurst is an electrical engineer who has made contributions in sensor array signal processing for radar and wireless communications, detection and estimation theory, and system identification, and has received many awards in these areas. He is currently a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Irvine.
Swindlehurst is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Edwalton railway station served the village and district of Edwalton in the English county of Nottinghamshire. It was opened on the Midland Railway Manton direct route between London and Nottingham, avoiding Leicester.
Rose Emma Lamartine Yates, née Janau, was an English social campaigner and suffragette. She was educated at the Sorbonne and Oxford.
Thomas William Jeffray "Jeff" Barron was a New Zealand lawn bowls player who represented his country at two British Empire and Commonwealth Games, in 1958 and 1962.
George Henry Swindlehurst MBE (1925-2009), also known as Ginger, was a former Paralympic athlete from Great Britain who competed in the early editions of the Paralympic Games, taking part in table tennis and wheelchair basketball. He was born in 1925 in Stockport.
Paul Swindlehurst is a British ice hockey player for Elite Ice Hockey League side Coventry Blaze and the British national team.
St Benet's Church is a Catholic church in Monkwearmouth in Sunderland. It was built in 1889 and designed by Archibald Matthias Dunn and Edward Joseph Hansom. It is located on the corner of Thomas Street North and George Street North, half a kilometre east of the Stadium of Light. From 1900 to 2011, the Redemptorists served the parish. The church is now once again served by priests from the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. When it was built, it was the first Catholic church in Sunderland to be built north of the River Wear in the nineteenth century.