February 1912

Orr, MissThe Badminton Gazette of February 1912 has full details of the All England Championships 1912 which will be played from February 28th to March 2nd in the Royal Horticultural; Hall, Westminster – a busy programme, 6 Championship Events, including Veterans’ Doubles, 8 handicap events and an international match on Thursday, England v Ireland. Tickets 1/- a day, 5p in today’s money!

The Middlesex Championships is reported in full and a Miss Orr, playing with Miss Douglas caused a surprise in the Ladies’ Doubles getting to the final by beating Miss Radeglia and Mrs Tragett. In the final they lost to the holders Miss Cundall and Miss Gowenlock, but it is Miss Orr whose picture appeared in the magazine and is reproduced here.

Also reported in detail are the South of England Championships and the Scottish Championships.