Harriers History 1920-1929

Harriers History 1920-1929

Photo from the around 1920 of Darlington Harriers (Kit was blue and white hoops). Bert Pigg pictured far right was Chairman of Darlington Wire Mills, Deputy Mayor of Darlington and a Director of the Football Club.

May 8th 1920, North Star

Feature article on Charles. Sadly Charles died in 1931 after a tragic accident and his funeral was attended by 100's of people from Darlington and from the local sporting world. His coffin was carried by representatives from his sporting connections including The Harriers. Charles was a Tailor like his father and Grandfather before him and when he died Mountford Tailors, a Darlington business that ran for 108 years, came to an end.

Pease Mill girls with Darlington Harriers, 1924, Seaton Carew.  (back row) F Walton, W Brown (front row) miss F Fith, J Chapman, Miss Barningham -  Used with permission from the Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library’

North Eastern Cross Country Junior medals for Douglas Robinson 1924 and 1925

Article from 1927 covers the beginning of the Harriers from 1891

Darlington Harriers Holiday Training at Seaton Carew (F Walton, Miss F Fith, J Chapman, Miss F Barnigham, C Shields) Used with permission from the Centre for Local Studies at Darlington Library

Darlington Harriers Royal Signal Team 1928

North Eastern Counties XC Certificate showing the teams achievement