British champions 1909-1979

British welterweight champions


  • 1908-1911   Young Joseph (Aldgate)

  • 1911   Arthur Evernden (Erith)

  • 1912-1914   Johnny Summers (Canning Town)

  • 1914   Tom McCormick (Dundalk)

  • 1914   Matt Wells (Lambeth)

  • 1914-1920   Johnny Basham (Newport)

  • 1920-1924   Ted Kid Lewis (St George's)

  • 1924-1925   Tommy Milligan (Hamilton)

  • 1925   Johnny Brown (Hamilton)

  • 1925-1926   Harry Mason (Leeds)

  • 1926-1933   Jack Hood (Birmingham)

  • 1934   Harry Mason (Leeds)

  • 1934-1936   Pat Butler (Leicester)

  • 1936   Dave McCleave (Battersea)

  • 1936-1939   Jake Kilrain (Bellshill)

  • 1939-1948   Ernie Roderick (Liverpool)

  • 1948-1949   Henry Hall (Sheffield)

  • 1949-1951   Eddie Thomas (Merthyr)

  • 1951-1952   Wally Thom (Birkenhead)

  • 1952-1953   Cliff Curvis (Swansea)

  • 1953-1956   Wally Thom (Birkenhead)

  • 1956-1957   Peter Waterman (Clapham)

  • 1958-1960   Tommy Molloy (Birkenhead)

  • 1960   Wally Swift (Nottingham)

  • 1960-1966   Brian Curvis (Swansea)

  • 1967-1968   Johnny Cooke (Bootle)

  • 1968-1972   Ralph Charles (West Ham)

  • 1972-1973   Bobby Arthur (Coventry)

  • 1973-1975   John H Stracey (Bethnal Green)

  • 1975-1976   Pat Thomas (Cardiff)

  • 1976-1979   Henry Rhiney (Luton)

  • 1979-1980   Kirkland Laing (Nottingham)




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