British champions 1909-1979

British light-heavyweight champions


  • 1914-1916   Dick Smith (Woolwich)

  • 1916-1917   Harry Reeve (Plaistow)

  • 1918-1919   Dick Smith (Woolwich)

  • 1919-1921   Boy McCormick (Dublin)

  • 1922-1924   Jack Bloomfield (Islington)

  • 1925-1927   Tom Berry (Custom House)

  • 1927   Gipsy Daniels (Newport)

  • 1927-1929   Frank Moody (Pontypridd)

  • 1929-1932   Harry Crossley (Mexborough)

  • 1932   Jack Petersen (Cardiff)

  • 1933-1935   Len Harvey (Stoke Climsland)

  • 1935-1937   Eddie Phillips (Bow)

  • 1937-1938   Jock McAvoy (Rochdale)

  • 1938-1942   Len Harvey (Stoke Climsland)

  • 1942-1950   Freddie Mills (Bournemouth)

  • 1950-1952   Don Cockell (Battersea)

  • 1952   Randolph Turpin (Leamington Spa)

  • 1953   Dennis Powell (Four Crosses)

  • 1953-1955   Alex Buxton (Watford)

  • 1955   Randolph Turpin (Leamington Spa)

  • 1956   Ron Barton (West Ham)

  • 1956-1958   Randolph Turpin (Leamington Spa)

  • 1960-1966   Chic Calderwood (Craigneuk)

  • 1967-1969   Young John McCormack (Dublin)

  • 1969-1971   Eddie Avoth (Cardiff)

  • 1971-1973   Chris Finnegan (Iver)

  • 1973-1974   John Conteh (Liverpool)

  • 1975   Johnny Frankham (Reading)

  • 1975-1976   Chris Finnegan (Iver)

  • 1976-1977   Tim Wood (Leicester)

  • 1977-1980   Bunny Johnson (Birmingham)




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