NUTS Historical Group

Co-ordinator:

The group's aim is to undertake and publish research into British athletics statistics covering the century before the formation of the N.U.T.S.

The work is divided into 5 main categories :

  • All-Time Lists
  • Year Lists
  • Progressive Records
  • Biographies
  • Results of Major Meetings

Minutes of recent meetings are available in the members section of this web site. Please contact the for access.

Recently Published Material

Who's Who of UK & GB Internationals, 1896-1939 (Ian Buchanan)

Event Booklets
  1. Men's 400 metres (Peter Matthews) - published 1999
  2. Javelin (Ian Tempest) - published 1999
  3. High Jump (Ian Tempest) - published 2001
  4. Triple Jump (Ian Tempest) - published 2002
  5. Men's 1500 metres/1 Mile (Peter Matthews) - published 2002
  6. Discus (Ian Tempest) - published 2003
  7. see below
  8. Women's Hurdles (Stuart Mazdon) - published 2004
  9. Long Jump (Ian Tempest) - published 2005
  10. Shot Put (Ian Tempest) - published 2006
  11. see below
  12. Pole Vault (Ian Tempest) - published 2007
  13. Hammer (Ian Tempest) - published 2010
  14. Decathlon (Alan Lindop) - published 2011
  15. Heptathlon (Stuart Mazdon) - published 2012

Results

7. AAA Championship Results, 1866-1939 (Ian Buchanan & Peter Lovesey)

Statistics

11. UK Yearlists 1930-39 (Buchanan, Thurlow & Morbey) - published 2007

On-going research

Women's Lists 1931-40 (efforts are being made to retrieve the work on this subject by the late Eric Cowe)

Year Lists
  1866-1879 (Dave Terry & Peter Lovesey)
  1920s Men's Events (Keith Morbey)
  1940-1945 (Keith Morbey)
  1946-1957 (Mike Sheridan)

Event Booklets
  Walks (John Powell) due out in 2014
  Steeplechase (Bob Phillips)
  Cross-Country (Hamish Thomson)
  Road Racing (???)
  Men's 10,000 metres (???)

Michael Sheridan's Publications

Long spikes, short rations, British Athletics 1950 - published 2000
Long spikes, short rations, British Athletics 1950 - 2nd Edition published 2004
Rally round and tell your friends, British Atletics 1946-1949 - published 2004
Sunset of the golden years, British Atletics 1951-59 - published 2008
Who's Who of British International Athletes (men and women) 1945 to 1960 - published 2010
British Athletics 1951 published 2013
British Athletics 1952 published 2013
For more information e-mail , or write to him at 27 Yew Tree Park, Congresbury, Somerset, BS49 5ER
Web site: www.britishathleticshistory.co.uk

See also Recommended Publications Page.