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19thC Riflemen

Note that the NRA(UK) web site includes Historical Match Records. This section contains all the records the NRA holds on the main International Matches since they were started.

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Atkinson, William Christopher (1842-1915) Born: Northallerton, Yorkshire, 1842. Occupation: Building Contractor. Private, 1st Durham Rifle Volunteers, 1874. Died: Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, 1915.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1874.

Bates, Henry (1842-1925) Born: Birmingham, Warwickshire, 1842. Occupation: Jeweller. Sergeant, 1st Volunteer Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 1890. Died: Birmingham, Warwickshire, 1925.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882, 1883. Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1890.

Beck, Thomas Arthur (1858-1916) Born: Tiverton, Devon, 1858. Occupation: Farmer. Private, 3rd Devon Rifle Volunteers, 1881. Died: Torquay, Devon, 1916.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1881.

Boulter, George (1839-1913) Born: Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, 1839. Occupation: Post Office Clerk. Private, 2nd Cheshire Rifle Volunteers, 1882. Died: Chester, Cheshire, 1913.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882.

Bulmer, Walter (1844-1895) Born: Renhold, Bedfordshire, 1844. Occupation: Ironmonger / Farmer. Colour-Sergeant, 2nd Volunteer Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, 1885. Died: Spalding, Lincolnshire, 1895.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1885.

Carslake, John Barham (1845-1923) Born: Bridgwater, Somerset, 1845. Occupation: Solicitor. Lieutenant, 5th Somerset Rifle Volunteers, 1868. Died: Birmingham, Warwickshire, 1923.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1868.

Fulton, George Edmonston (1857-1943) Born: Pimlico, Middlesex, 1857. Occupation: Wood Engraver / Gun Dealer. Private, 13th Middlesex (Queen's Westminster) Rifles, 1888. Died: Cowshot Common, Surrey, 1943.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1888.

Gallant, David (1852-1899) Born: Norwich, Norfolk, 1852. Occupation: Hairdresser. Private, 8th Middlesex, 1884. Died: Walham Green, Middlesex, 1899.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1884.

Gibbs, George Charles (1859–1918) Born: Bristol, Gloucestershire, 1859. Occupation: Gunmaker. Private, 1st Gloucestershire, 1883. Died: Bristol, Gloucestershire, 1918.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1883.

Godsal, Philip Thomas (1850-1925) Born: Sesswick, Denbighshire, Wales, 1850. Occupation: Army Officer. Magistrate and appointed High Sheriff of Flintshire in 1901. Lieutenant, 52nd Light Infantry, 1879. Captain, 2nd Buckinghamshire Rifle Volunteers, 1883. Died: Whitchurch, Shropshire, 1925.
GB Team vs USA, Wimbledon: 1880. GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882, 1883.

Goodear, John (1838-1904) Born: Culcheth, Lancashire, 1838. Occupation: Farmer. Private, 6th Lancashire (1st Manchester) Rifle Volunteers, 1882. Died: Culcheth, Lancashire, 1904
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882.

Gouldsmith, Samuel Salter (1842-1919) Born: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, 1842. Occupation: Solicitor. Quartermaster-Sergeant, 1st Volunteer Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, 1883. Died: Bristol, Gloucestershire, 1919.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1883.

Heap, John (1845-1916) Born: Manchester, Lancashire, 1845. Occupation: Living on own means, 1901. Lieutenant, 6th Lancashire (1st Manchester) Rifle Volunteers, 1882. Died: Blackpool, Lancashire, 1916.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882.

Humphries, William (b. 1849) Born: Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, 1849. Occupation: Grocer. Private, 6th Company of the 2nd Administrative Battalion of Surrey Rifle Volunteers, 1870.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1870.

Humphry, Alfred Paget (1850-1916) Born: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 1850. Occupation: Barrister. Ensign, Cambridge University Rifle Corps 1871. Died: Thaxted, Essex, 1916.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1871. GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882, 1883.

Jackson, Charles Henry (1854-1917) Born: Winteringham, Lincolnshire, 1854. Occupation: Printer and Stationer. Private, 1st Volunteer Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, 1886. Died: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, 1917.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1886.

Jopling, Joseph Middleton (1830-1884) Born: St. Pancras, Middlesex, 1830. Occupation: Civil Service Clerk / Artist. Private, 2nd South Middlesex Rifle Volunteers, 1861. Died: Chelsea, Middlesex, 1884.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1861.

Lane, Henry (1825-1871) Born: Bristol, Gloucestershire, 1825. Occupation: Plumber. Sergeant, 1st Gloucestershire (Bristol) Rifle Volunteers, 1867. Died: Bristol, Gloucestershire, 1871.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1867.

Lowe, Charles Frederick (1838-1913) Born: Birmingham, Warwickshire, 1839. Occupation: Solicitor. Private, 13th Middlesex (Queen's Westminster) Rifle Volunteers. Died: Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, 1913.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1883.

Oliver, Percy (b. 1843) Born: Bexhill, Sussex, 1843. Occupation: Boot Maker. Departed with family to USA, 1892. Sergeant, 3rd West Kent Rifle Volunteers, 1882.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882.

Parry, Charles James (1848-1923) Born: Chester, Cheshire, 1848. Occupation: Baker and Flour Dealer. Corporal, 2nd Cheshire Rifle Volunteers, 1882. Died: Waverton, Cheshire, 1923.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882, 1883.

Pearse, George (1852-1894) Born: Hatherleigh, Devon, 1852. Occupation: Solicitor. Captain, 18th (Hatherleigh) Devon Rifle Volunteer, 1875. Died: Okehampton, Devon, 1894.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1875. GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1882, 1883.

Pixley, Stuart (1824-1899) Born: At sea, 1824. Occupation: Bullion Broker. Sergeant, (Victoria Rifles) 1st Middlesex Rifle Volunteers, 1862. Died: Hyde Park, Middlesex, 1899.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1862.

Pullman, Robert (1847-1912) Born: Soho, London, 1847. Occupation: Leather Dresser. Sergeant, 2nd South Middlesex Regiment, 1876. Died: Fulham, Middlesex, 1912.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1876.

Roberts, James (1831-1877) Born: Tilstock, Shropshire, 1831. Occupation: Farmer. Sergeant, 12th Shropshire Rifle Volunteers, 1863. Died: Fenns Wood, Flintshire, Wales, 1877.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1863.

Sharman, John (1830-1890) Born: Colne, Lancashire, 1830. Occupation: Wool Merchant. Private, 4th West Yorkshire Rifle Volunteers, 1865. Died: Bradford, Yorkshire, 1890.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1865.

Taylor, George (b. 1853) Born: St. Helen's, Lancashire, 1853. Occupation: Iron Turner. Corporal, 47th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers, 1879. Alive in Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1911.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1879.

Ward, William Thomas (1867-1917) Born: Exbourne, Devon, 1867. Occupation: Coach builder. Private, 1st Volunteer Battalion Devon Regiment, 1897 & 1900. Died: Okehampton, Devon, 1917.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1897 & 1900.

Warren, Reginald Olliver (1854-1931) Born: Weybridge, Surrey, 1854. Occupation: Solicitor. Lieutenant, 1st Middlesex (Victoria) Rifles, 1887. Died: Kensington, Middlesex, 1931.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1887.

Wattleworth, Charles William (1848-1913) Born: Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1848. Occupation: Manager, India & China Merchants. Private, 5th Lancashire Rifle Volunteer. Died: Liverpool (Seaforth), Lancashire, 1913.
GB Rifle Volunteers vs US National Guard: 1883.

Wyatt, John (1828-1911) Born: Campden, Gloucestershire, 1828. Occupation: Commercial Clerk. Private, London Rifle Brigade, 1864. Died: Dalston, Middlesex, 1911.
Queen's Prize Gold Medal: 1864.