Defunct Metropolitan Clubs

Taken From the Rowing Club Directory of Great Britain 1898

The following is a list of Rowing Clubs, which have become defunct in recent years, with their status, locality of boathouse, and date of dissolution.

A = Amateur Rowing Association

T = Tradesmen's Rowing Association

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Alpha Rowing Club. T. Upper Clapton. (Riyer Lea.)

Argonaut Rowing Club. A. Biffen's, Hammersmith. 1894.

Argus Rowing Club (Battersea). A. Brewer's, Wandsworth. 1894.

Ariel Rowing Club. A. Biffen's, Hammersmith. 1894.

Arundel Rowing Club. T. (Employes of Messrs. W. H. Smith and Son, Newsagents, Strand.) Carter's, Blackfriars 1897

Battersea Alliance Rowing Club. T. Brewers, Wandsworth.

Battersea Police Rowing Club. T. Symondson's, Battersea. 1895.

Battersea Tradesmen's Rowing Association. T. Symondson's, Battersea 1897.

Battersea United Rowing Club. T. Coates', Battersea, 1892.

Bermondsey Institute Rowing Club. T, Corbett's, Greenwich 1894. (Amber and Blue)

Birchin Lane Rowing Club. A

Broadwood Rowing Club. T. (Employes of Messrs. J, Broadwood and Sons, Pianoforte Manufactucers, Soho) Brewer's Wandsworth. 1898.

Burdett Rowing Club, T. Brewer's, Wandsworth.

Carlton Rowing Club. T. Brewer's, Wandsworth.

Causton's Rowing Club. T. (Employes of Sir J, Causton land Sons, Printers, Eastcheap, E.C.)

Caxton Rowing Club. T. Employes of Messrs. W. Clowes and Son, Printers, Charing Cross.) Putney.

Chalan Rowing Club. T. (ln connection. with Wapping Athletic Club.) Corbett's, Greenwich. 1897.

Chelsea police Rowing Club.  T. Symondson's, Battersea (Amber and Black) 1895.

Chelsea United Rowing Club, T. Symondson's, Battersea 1897.

Chepstow Rowing Club. T. Upper Clapton. (River Lea.)

Chesterfield Rowing Club, T. 1892

Chippenham Rowing Club, T. Green's, Westbourne Park (Grand .Junction Canal). 1898. Will be re-established under a new title.

Chiswick Police Rowing Club, T. 1895.

Clapton United Rowing Club, T. Upper Clapton. (River Lea.)

Claremont Rowing Club. T. Upper Clapton. (River Lea.)

Commercial Rowing Club. T. Nash and Manning's, Waterloo Bridge. See now Lambeth United Rowing Club

Comyns' Rowing Club. A. (Employes of Messrs. W. Comyns and Sons, Silversmiths, Beak Street. W.). Putney. 1897.

Cowper Street Old Boys' Rowing Club. See now Old Cowperians Rowing Club

Crescent Rowing Club. T. Green's, Westbourne Park. (Grand Junction Canal)

Daly's Rowing Club. T. (Employes at Daly's Theatre, Leicester Square, W.) Green's, Barnes. 1895.

Deptford Albion Rowing Club. T. Corbett's, Greenwich. 1897. (Formed out of defunct Welcome Institute RC.).

Deptford United Rowing and Athletic Club. T. Corbetts, Greenwich.

Dover Castle Rowing Club (Rotherhithe). T.

Earl's Court Rowing Club. Biffen's Hammersmith

East London Rowing and Athletic Club. T. Corbett's, Greenwich. 1897. (Late Limehouse United RC.)

Eleusis Rowing Club (Chelsea). T. Coasts', Battersea

Enterprise Rowing Club. A. Davis', Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton (River Lea.)

Evening News and Post Rowing Club, T. Putney

Excelsior  Rowing and Athletic Club, T. Tracey's, Greenwich

Franklin Rowing Club. T, Biffen's Hammersmith

Fulham Rowing Club. T. Putney.

Fulham Alliance Rowing Club. T. Putney.

Fulham Institute Rowing Club. T. Putney. 1892.

Fulham Police Rowing Club. T.Thompson and Bower's; Putney. (Dark Blue and Red). 1895.

Fulham United Rowing Club. T. Thompson and Bower's; Putney.

General Post Office Rowing CLub. T. Brewer's, Wandsworth ; and Upper Clapton. (River Lea.)

Gladstone Radical Rowing Club. A.  Upper Clapton. (River Lea.)

Gresham Press Rowing and Swimming Club. T.  (Employes of Messrs, Unwin Bros., Printers, Ludgate Hill.) Thompson and Bower's; Putney. 1897,

Guy's Hospital Rowing Club. A. Putney. (Blue and Orange)

Hammersmith Postal Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Hand in Hand Rowing Club. T. 1893

Hebbert's Rowing Club. T. (Employes of Messrs Hebbert and Co., Clothing Contractors, Bethnal Green.) Green's, Barnes. 1897

Holborn Gladstonian Rowing Club. T. Green's Barnes

Imperial Bank Rowing Club. A. Putney.

Irene Rowing Club. A. Davis', Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton. 1898

Kensington Stores Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Lea Valley Rowing Club. Upper Clapton. (River Lea)

Leopold Rowing Club. A. (Church of England Young Men's Society) Green's, Barnes.

Limehouse United Rowing Club. T. Corbett's, Greenwich. (See East London Rowing and Athletic Club, now also defunct)

Lotus Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Lux Rowing and Athletic Club. T. Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton (River Lea) 1897

Lytton Rowing Club A. Upper Clapton (River Lea)

Manbre Saccharine Rowing Club. T. (Employes of Manbre Saccharine Co., Hammersmith) Biffen’s, Hammersmith 1897

Marmion Rowing Club. T. Corbett's, Greenwich

Maurice Rowing Club. A. Biffen's, Hammersmith. (See now North London Boat Club)

Mercer's Rowing Club. T 1892

Metropolitan Railway Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith (blue and violet) 1891

Middlesex United Rowing Club .T. (Employes of Mr G Monro, Fruit Salesman, Covent Garden)

Mortlake Rowing Club. T.  Ship, Mortlake. 1897 (Now forms a branch of Mortlake YMIRC)

Olympia Rowing Club, T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Orion Gynamasium Rowing Club. T. (Orion Gymnasium Hackney.) Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton (River Lea)

Park House Rowing Club. T. Corbett's, Grenwich.

Patent Type Rowing Club. T. Employes of Patent Type Foundry Co. Red Lion Square) Biffen's, Hammersmith

Poplar Alliance Rowing Club. T. Corbett's, Greenwich.

Portobello Rowing Club. T. Green's, Westbourne Park. (Grand Junction Canal.)

Queen's Printers' Rowing Club. T. (Employes of Messers Eyre and Spottiswoode, Printers, New Street Square, E.C)

Queensbury Rowing and Athletic Club. A. Reader's, Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton.

Ratcliff Tee-To-Tum Rowing Club. T. Radley's Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton. (River Lea) 1897. (See now White Cross Rowing Club)

Rivington Rowing and Athletic Club. T. (Employes of Mr J.. Coats, Glass Silverer, Kingsland.) Lea Bridge, Upper Clapton (River Lea) 1897.

St Bride's Foundation Institute Rowing Club. A. Thompson and Bower's Putney.

St John's Guild Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

St Stephen's Institute Rowing Club. T. Brewer's Wandsworth

St Vincent Rowing Club. T. Wandsworth 1897

Saxon Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Soho Alliance Rowing Club. T. Thompson and Bower's, Putney

South London Rowing Club. T Green's, Barnes.

Southwark Alliance Rowing Club. T.

Sportsman Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith 1898

Stanhope Rowing Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith. 1896 (Formerly called Stanhope United Rowing Club)

Surrey Commercial Docks Rowing Club. T. Corbett's Greenwich, 1897

Swift Rowing Club (Woolwich). T Corbett's Greenwich

Tavistock Rowing Club. T. (St Pancras Working Men's Club) Biffen's, Hammersmith 1897

Tooting Church Institute Rowing Club

Tower Rowing and Athletic Club. A. Verdon's, Upper Clapton (River Lea

Tudor Rowing and Swimming Club. T. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Undaunted Rowing Club. T. Corbett's Greenwich

United Radical Rowing Club. T. Upper Clapton (River Lea)

Vis Rowing Club. A. (Employes of Messers Waterlow & Sons, London Wall.) Verdona's Upper Clapton (River Lea). Black with yellow star 1896 (See now Unita rowing club)

Wapping Athletic and Rowing Club. T. Corbett's, Greenwich 1897

Welbeck Rowing Club A. Biffen's, Hammersmith

Welcome Institute Rowing Club. T.Corbett's Greenwich 1895

West London Rowing Club. A. Biffen's, Hammersmith (red and white) 1887

Westminster School Boat Club. A. Coates' Battersea (Pink - first eight pink, second eight pink and white). Rowing was abolished at the school in 1884.

Winstanley Rowing Club. T. Alexander's, Putney

         

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