|Wellingborough & Kettering News, August 28th, 1880, transcribed by Kay Collins
NATIONAL SCHOOL AND CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL FESTIVALThe following was the programme of the sports at this festival, a brief report of which appeared in last week's News:
100 yards flat race for boys under 9 years of age1, H. Lewis; 2, A. Wickens (41 entries).
150 yards race for boys under 121, F. Dickens; 2, G. Butcher (57 entries).
200 yards race for boys under 15 1, J. Knight; 2, J. Stevens (23 entries).
Quarter-mile race (open)1, C. Alderman; 2, S. Allen (28 entries).
50 yards race on all fours, run in heats - final heat, 1, T. Baker; 2, J. Austin (32 entries).
100 yards three-legged race1, W. Clark, H. Lewis; 2, J. Austin, F. J. Denton.
High jump, 2in. per year allowed1, C. Alderman; 2, A. Wilmott (42 entries).
Long jump, 3in. per year allowed1, H. Clark; 2, C. Alderman (20 entries).
Throwing cricket ball1, H. Clark; 2, F. Denton (27 entries).
100 yards flat race, to be run backwards1, A. Abbotb; 2, F. Bayes (30 entries).
50 yards flat race for girls under 91, M. Hanger; 2, J. Walley (43 entries).
50 yards flat race for girls under 121, J. Walley; 2, A. Warren (38 entries).
150 yards race for girls under 151, A. Ette; 3, E. Perkins (16 entries).
50 yards flat race, to be run backwards1, M. Lewis; 2, F. Skinner and S. Faulkner (dead heat for second place).
Skipping match1, L. Close; 2, E. Bollard (58 entries).
Skipping race, run in three heats first heat, A. Warren; second heat, A. Ette; third heat, F. Skinner (40 entries).
50 yards egg race1, M. Perkins; 2, A. Warren (33 entries).
Precisely at half-past six the Day School prizes were distributed. These were given for regularity and attention to home lessons. The prize-takers were:-
First ClassWalter Rhodes, Emmie Knight, Kate Corby.
Second ClassHarry Percival, Mary Freeman, Eliza Ette.
Third ClassWillie Cave, B. Bollard, W. Tassell. About two dozen certificates of merit were given to those who had attended 401 times or more during the previous school year, prizes and certificates were presented to the children by Mrs. Sartoris.