Merseyside Boxing Archive

A key part of this website is to catalogue and give context to photographs, documents and other archival objects that help to represent Merseyside's rich boxing heritage.

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Harry Brown

born: , Liverpool

Little is known of Harry Brown, beyond the fact that his professional career lasted from 1897 to 1905, and in 1896 he was coloured champion of the North of England. He was prevented from advancing further by the BBBofC's ban on black boxers fighting for the British title, which lasted until 1948.

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Caption and image from Mirror of Life 14 September 1898
 Harry Brown