Harold Wilson, Ernest Glover and William Cottrill

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Harold Allan Wilson

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Harold Wilson winning the 1,500 metres 1908 Olympic trial in a world record time

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Photo from Hallamshire Harriers Golden Jubilee Booklet (published1946)

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London 1908 – Harold Wilson, Archie Robertson, Joe Deakin and William Coales win the first heat of the three-mile team race unopposed
(from the Official Report of the 1908 London Olympic Games)

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Mel Sheppard (USA) beats Harold Wilson in the final of the 1908 Olympic 1,500m final
(from the Official Report of the 1908 London Olympic Games)

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London 1908 – Britain’s five-man team for the final of the three-mile team race. From left to right, Archie Robertson, Norman Hallows, Joe Deakin, William Coales and Harold Wilson

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Foster’s running shoes, as worn by Olympic champions Harold Wilson and Arthur Russell

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(copyright the Irish-American Athletic Club; wingedfist.com)

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Ernest Glover and William Cottrill

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3,000 metres team race final, Stockholm 1912. William Cottrill is in the middle of the pack, partly obscured by No.62

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3,000 metres team race final, Stockholm 1912. Cottrill is third in from the edge of the picture, finishing sixth

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3,000 metres team race final, Stockholm 1912

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The start of the cross-country race, Stockholm 1912. Ernest Glover is somewhere here!

The above 4 pictures are from the Official Report of the 1912 Olympic Games.

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William Cottrill’s grave in Tinsley Park cemetery

(photo courtesy of Matt Bell)

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William Cottrill’s family home – Basforth House, No.471 Stradroke Road, Woodhouse
(photo courtesy of Matt Bell)

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Nos. 38-42 Industry Road, Darnall. Ernest Glover lived at No.38, but No.42 (left) is the only old house remaining, so No.38 is not the house in which Ernest Glover lived.
(photo courtesy of Matt Bell)