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Boxer Dies After Bare Knuckle Fight


Bare-Knuckle Boxing Fatality

( Usworth - March 1863 )

Bare Knuckle Boxing

Usworth Boxing Tragedy

The Inquest

The VENUES


THE FIGHT
A Field near Usworth Station
Left at the level crossing for the New Inn


THE INQUEST
The New Inn Public House
Straight ahead to Usworth Station

 

map of Usworth Station, 1900s
40 YEARS AFTER THE FIGHT
Note the remote location of Usworth Station in the 1900s.
The New Inn is on the South-East corner of the crossroads at New Washington.

Local History Book by Joe Chipchase

BYKER BOXERS


Front Cover


Back Cover

Extracts detailing the 'Usworth Boxing Fatality' appear here by kind permission of author Joe Chipchase.