Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford African American Studies Center. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 28 March 2020

Lashley, Joe locked

(fl. 1791).
  • Nazneen Ahmed

Extract

The first recorded black boxer in Britain. Lashley fought Tom Treadaway, the brother of a celebrated fighter, Bill Treadaway, at Marylebone Fields on 13 June 1791 The match lasted 35 minutes and ended when Treadaway was knocked unconscious he never recovered from his injuries In match commentaries ...

A version of this article originally appeared in The Oxford Companion to Black British History.

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription