Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)ATH/Z/7/1/32b
TitleWilson, George
Extent1 item
Date[20th century]
DescriptionMounted photocopied broadside poster detailing the walking career of George Wilson (1766-1839), 'the celebrated Blackheath pedestrian'.

With accompanying note stating the broadside was printed in 1819 by T. Bensley 'who, in company with William Bulmer, was responsible for the Golden Age of English Printing that lasted from about 1795-1825'.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryGeorge Wilson (1766-1839), also known as the 'Blackheath Pedestrian', was a Newcastle born competitive walker.