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Anecdotes of Archery
Part 30 of 34
DARLINGTON ARCHERS,

INSTITUTED March the 25th, 1758,—to fhoot for a Silver Medal and Gorget[50] ; on which day the Articles were agreed upon, and figned by the following gentlemen[51]:

TAMES ALLAN, GEO. ALLAN,
ISAAC TRUMAN, H. THOMPSON,
WM. MOORE, J. MARSH,
ROBERT HALL, JEREMIAH RUDD,
W. HUTCHINSON, THO. BURREL,
RHD. SCRUTON, JOS. APPLEBY,
GEO. RIDSDALE, WM. CHAYTOR,
WM. NORTON, jun. RA. TUNSTALL,
JOS. MORLEY, FRA. LOWSON, jun.
THOMAS WATSON, RD. RICHARDSON,
WM. HOLLAN, RD. MEREWETHER,
THO. KITCHING, JOSEPH DIXON,
RHD. HODGSON, EDWARD LOWSON,
JOHN YORK, THO. PIERSE, jun.
PHIL. CARTER, JOHN PEASE,
WM. AUNGLE, JOS. NICHOLSON,
JOHN WRIGHT, HEN. CHAYTOR.
RHD. SHERWOOD,

Shooters at this meeting were,
ROBERT HALL, THO. WATSON,
GEORGE ALLAN, WM. MOORE,
RHD. HODGSON, W. HUTCHINSON,
JOS. MORLEY, GEO. RIDSDALE,
RHD. SHERWOOD, JOHN WRIGHT,
THO. KITCHING, WM. HOLLAN.


In September following, a Banner was added to the Medal and Gorget. On this Banner, which was of green filk, was embroidered or painted, feveral golden arrows, tied together with a riband, and furrounded by military trophies.

SEPTEMBER 1, 1758.
Shooters at this meeting were,
THO. KITCHING, M. NICHOLSON,
THO. WATSON, G. ALLAN,
RHD. HODGSON, HEN. CHAYTOR,
THO. PIERSE, WM. CHAYTOR,
JOHN WRIGHT, ROBERT HALL.
JOS. MORLEY,

The Medal was won by Mr. ROBERT HALL, and the Gorget and Banner, by Mr. HENRY CHAYTOR.

MAY 11, 1759.

The Medal was won by Mr. THOMAS WATSON. The Gorget and Banner by Mr. ROBERT HALL.

SEPTEMBER 7, 1759.
Shooters at this meeting were,
THO. WATSON, GEO. ALLAN,
ROBT. HALL, RHD. HODGSON,
HUM. THOMPSON, WM. AUNGLE.

Memorandum. The Medal not won this day. The Gorget was won by Mr. THOMAS WATSON, and the meeting adjourned to one o'clock the next day.

SEPTEMBER 8, 1759.
Shooters at this meeting were,
THO. WATSON, RHD. HODGSON,
ROBERT HALL, HUM. THOMPSON,
GEORGE ALLAN, W. AUNGLE.

The Medal was won by Mr. ROBERT HALL, The Gorget by Mr. THOMAS WATSON.

MAY 13, 1760.
Shooters this day were,
ROBT. HALL, THO. KITCHING,
THO. WATSON, WM. HALL.
RHD. HODGSON,

The Medal was won by Mr. RICHARD HODGSON. The Gorget and Banner by Mr. THOMAS WATSON.

SEPTEMBER 5, 1760.

The Medal was won by Mr. ROBERT HALL, The Gorget by Mr. THOMAS WATSON.

MAY 14, 1761.

The Medal was won by Mr. THOMAS HALL. The Gorget was not fhot for.

SEPTEMBER 11, 1761.

The Medal was won by Mr. ROBERT HALL, The Gorget by Mr. RICHARD HODGSON.

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AYCLYFFE ARCHERS.

This Society met at Ayclyffe, in the county of Durham, May the 24th, 1758, to fhoot for a Silver Cup ; but continued a very fhort time.

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