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EDWARD LAW

HUDDERSFIELD & DISTRICT HISTORY

HUDDERSFIELD COLLEGE PRIZE MEDALS.
THE HISTORY AND ENGLISH DECLAMATION GOLD MEDAL.

Instituted in 1861 by Edward Aldam Leatham, the Member of Parliament for Huddersfield, who gave 5 annually for the medal which was awarded for the two subects in alternate years.

1861 F Ellis  
1862 J S Cameron  
1863 J Coates History
1864 James Alfred Bottomley Declamation
1865 W H Sykes Declamation
1866 L Jones Declamation
1867 Charles Wilding History
1868 O R Jones Declamation
1869 S Jeffrey History
1870 W J Dodds Declamation
1871 R Bruce History
1872 A W Bairstow (of Halifax) Declamation
1873 D F E Sykes History
1874 F H James Declamation
1875 E B Hastings History
1876 A R Whitham and R L Knaggs* Declamation
1877 Arthur R Wright History
1878 H W Brighouse History
1879 H Hirst History

* The two were so nearly equal that Mr Leatham gave them each a medal.
It is possible that the subjects in 1865 and 1878 were wrongly reported.

HUDDERSFIELD COLLEGE MEDALS THE MORPETH AND CARLISLE GOLD MEDALS.
THE WRITING PRIZE THE HISTORY AND ENGLISH DECLAMATION GOLD MEDAL
THE CLASSICAL SILVER MEDALS MATHEMATICAL AND COMMERCIAL SILVER MEDALS
FRENCH AND GERMAN SILVER MEDALS OTHER MEDALS
THE MEDALISTS, an alphabetical list. THE MEDALISTS, biographical notes.

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