British Skating Legends

Unsung British heroes of roller speed skating

SENIOR WOMEN / JUNIOR GIRLS - OPEN HANDICAP CHAMPIONSHIP

VI KIRBY TROPHY
(1949 DESIGNATED AS 1/2 MILE OPEN HANDICAP FOR WOMEN)
(YARDS)
1949Y.BRODSCRBROADWAY CRICKLEWOODHERNE BAY
1950B.THATCHER-ALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.ROCHESTER
1951P.BRETT45ROCHESTER UNITED R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1952J.CONNELLY50ROCHESTER UNITED R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1953M.CASTLE45BROADWAY CRICKLEWOODHERNE BAY
1954J.AGNEW10ROCHESTER UNITED R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1955 - 1956NO COMPETITION  
1957M.TAYLOR35NORTH LONDON R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1958J.LAW45NORTH LONDON R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1959I.TURNER30ALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1960C.P.BARNETT25NORTH LONDON R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1961G.WORDSWORTH70ALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1962M.LIVINGSTONE25BROADWAY R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1963J.ARCHER45ALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1964J.WADE50BROADWAY R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1965M.STOCKWELL50BROADWAY R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1966S.MACLENNAN45SOUTHERN R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1967L.SAWYER30HERONHERNE BAY
1968C.ROLFE30BROADWAY R.S.C.HERNE BAY
1969G.MARRIOTT40NORTH LONDON R.S.C.ALEXANDRA PALACE
1970L.TRUDGILL60NORTH LONDON R.S.C.BIRMINGHAM OLYMPIC
(1971 REDESIGNATED AS 800 METRES OPEN HANDICAP FOR WOMEN)
(METRES)
1971G.WORDSWORTH55ALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.BIRMINGHAM OLYMPIC
1972NO COMPETITION
(1973 REDESIGNATED AS 1000 METRES OPEN HANDICAP FOR WOMEN)
1973J.FREEMAN-BROADWAY R.S.C.LEEDS OLYMPIC
1974C.RONALDSONSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1975C.RONALDSONSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1976C.RONALDSONSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1977C.RONALDSONSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.SOUTHAMPTON
1978K.SMITHSCRNORTH LONDON R.S.C.SOUTHAMPTON
1979S.CARTER35PORTSMOUTH R.S.C.SOUTHAMPTON
1980D.LIPYEATSCRHERNE BAY FLYERS R.S.C.SOUTHAMPTON
1981H.LIPYEAT50HERNE BAY FLYERS R.S.C.PALMER PARK
(1982 REDESIGNATED AS 1500 METRES OPEN HANDICAP FOR WOMEN)
1982S.TONGUE60MERCIA R.S.C.TATEM PARK
(1983 REDESIGNATED AS 1000 METRES OPEN HANDICAP FOR WOMEN)
1983A.HARTLEY45MERCIA R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1984S.WALTON60FENLAND R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1985L.SMITHSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1986K.SMITH80NORTH LONDON R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1987L.SMITHSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.BIRMINGHAM WHEELS
1988L.SMITHSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1989L.SMITHSCRALEXANDRA PALACE R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1990J.JAQUEMIN25BIRMINGHAM WHEELS R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1991J.BARNETT15BANBURY R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1992A.HARTLEYSCRBIRMINGHAM WHEELS R.S.C.TATEM PARK
1993 - 1998NO COMPETITION   
1999J.WILLIAMSSCRNORTH LONDON R.S.C.TATEM PARK
2000A.GEENSCRTEAM FILA VERDUCCI UKBIRMINGHAM WHEELS
2001A.GEENSCRTEAM FILA VERDUCCI UKTATEM PARK
2002K.SMITH160NORTH LONDON R.S.C.TATEM PARK
2003C.MOORE1SOUTH WOODHAM FERRERSTATEM PARK
2004 - 2006NO COMPETITION   
2007T.GIBSON100LONDONSKATERSBIRMINGHAM WHEELS
2008T.GIBSONSCRCADOMOTUS RACINGTATEM PARK
2009H.BANNISTER170ASHBOURNETATEM PARK
(2010 REDESIGNATED AS 1000 METRES OPEN HANDICAP FOR JUNIOR GIRLS 16 - 17 YEARS AND WOMEN)
2010NO COMPETITION
2011ONLY ONE ENTRANT - TIME INSUFFICIENT FOR AWARDBIRMINGHAM WHEELS
2012P.MURRAY-HOPKIN150BIRMINGHAM WHEELS R.S.C.TATEM PARK
2013 - 2016NO COMPETITION
NOTETHE VI KIRBY TROPHY HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE c.1990.  SUBSEQUENTLY , SINCE THEN THE TROPHY HAS NEVER BEEN PRESENTED ALTHOUGH CONTINUAL EFFORTS TO FIND THE TROPHY ARE STILL BEING UNDERTAKEN.