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Miscellaneous documents - Darlington

Reference: D/XD 97

Catalogue Title: Miscellaneous documents - Darlington

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Miscellaneous documents - Darlington
Records of Darlington Football Club (Ref: D/XD 97/1-34)
Players' contracts with the club (Ref: D/XD 97/35/1-139)
Apprenticeship contracts (Ref: D/XD 97/36/1-38)

Catalogue Description

Records of Darlington Football Club

deposited 3 September 1986

Acc. 127(D)

Acc. 131(D)

Catalogue Contents

Records of Darlington Football Club (Ref: D/XD 97/1-34)

Minutes of directors' meetings and annual general meetings, June 1914 -April 1919
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Minutes of directors' meetings and annual general meetings, May 1919 - February 1921
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Minutes of directors' meetings and annual general meetings, September 1934 - August1939
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Minutes of directors' meetings (indexed), September 1951 - May 1960
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Minutes of directors' meetings, June 1960 - January 1967
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Minutes of directors' meetings, January 1967 - February 1980
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Directors' attendance book, November 1967 - May 1976
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Minutes of Darlington Forge Albion Football Club, December 1918 - May 1919
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Letters (5) about amalgamations of Forge Albion Football Club and Darlington Football Club, December 1918 - April 1919, with receipts (2) for annual subscription to Durham Football Association, 1920 Originally enclosed in D/XD 97/1
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Register of shareholders, directors, company returns and annual reports, July 1914 - September 1916
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Register of shareholders, 1921 - 1952, and company returns, 1921-1924
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Register of shareholders and annual returns, June 1952 - August 1961
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Papers relating to returns and shares, 1949 - 1968
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Share certificates 1922 - l955; annual returns October 1963, September 1965, September 1967, October 1968, and September 1969, reports and statements of accounts, 1969 and 1975
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Darlington match reports for North Eastern Football League, August 1926 - May 1927
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Darlington rnatch reports for Football League Fourth Division and F.A. Cup, August 1975 - April 1976
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Darlington match reports for Football League Fourth Division, August 1979 - April 1980
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Darlington match reports for Football League Fourth Division August 1980 - May 1981
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Darlington match reports for Football League Fourth Division, August 1981 - May 1982
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Darlington match reports for Footba1l League Fourth Division, August 1982 - May 1983
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Darlington match reports for Canon League Fourth Division, August 1983 - May 1984
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Darlington match reports for Canon League Fourth Division, August 1984 - May 1985
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Darlington match reports for Drybrough's Northern League, September 1982 - May 1983
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Darlington rnatch reports for Drybrough's Northern League, August 1983 - April 1984
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Darlington match reports for Drybrough's Northern League, August 1984 - May 1985
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Darlington match reports for Northern Intermediate League, August 1980 - August 1981
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Reports on match officials, August 1975 - April 1976
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Gate receipts, 1973 - 1974
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Gate receipts, 1974 - 1975
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Gate receipts, 1977 - 1978
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Gate receipts, 1979 - 1980
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Gate receipts, 1980 - 1981
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V.A.T. accounts, May 1973 - May 1980
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Cash book, May 1973 - May 1974
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Players' contracts with the club (Ref: D/XD 97/35/1-139)

Neville Chapman, 26 September 1967


James Michael Lawton, 1 March 1968


William Thompson, 28 March and 15 July 1968


Kenneth Oliver Hale, 3 May 1963 and 30 June 1970


John Anthony Lee,10 May 1968


Trevor Atkinson, 30 June 1968


John William March Hope, 30 June 1968


Brian Beverley Kebble, 30 June 1968


A1an Sproates, 30 June 1968, 30 June 1970, and 25 September 1972


Joseph Jaques, 1 July 1968


Brian Albeson, 1 July 1968 and 30 June 1970


Henry Carl Felton, 1 July 1968


Harry Kirk, 1 July 1968 (with agreement for cancellation contract, 15 October 1969)


Leslie Arthur O'Neill, 1 July 1968 and14 July 1969


Anthony John Moor, 1 July 1968, 16 June 1969, 15 December 1971, and 2 May 1972


Kenneth Morton, 3 July 1968


Brian Johnson, 10 July and 9 August 1968


Lancelot Robson, 10 July 1968


John Richard Pernall, 4 July 1968 and 3 August 1970


James Hawkins Davidson, 10 September 1968


Alan Gauden, 15 October 1968 and 30 June 1970


Terence Melling, 14 March 1969


Willaim Horner, 20 June 1969 and 1 July 1974


Philip Brian Robinson, 1 July 1969


David William Crampton, 1 July 1969


Michael Wright, 1 July 1969, 30 June 1970 and 1 July 1971


Robert Denholm Baxter, 1 July 1969


Ian James Larnach, 10 July 1969 (with apprentice contact, 13 May 1968)


Peter Carr, 26 August 1969 and 30 June 1970 (with apprentice contract, 14 March 1968)


William Gordon Elliott, 15 September 1969


Terence Johnson, 17 November 1969


Alan Harding, 13 January 1970


George Clifford Wright, 25 February 1970


Robert Malt, 8 June 1970


Peter Graham, 3 June 1970


Paul Fisher, 15 June 1970


Jeffrey Andrew Weallands, 10 July, 11 August, 13 September and 13 October 1970


Ian McDonald, 7 October and 4 November 1970


Owen Simpson, 3 March 1971


Colin Maclean Sinclair, 16 June 1971 and 1 July 1975


David Garthwaite, 16 June 1971


Norman Lees, 1 July 1971 and 1 July 1975 (professional registration cancelled, 9 May 1977)


Geoffrey Arthur Barker, 1 July 1971 and 21 August 1973


Peter Martin, 5 July 1971 and 9 August 1971 (registration form,1971-1972)


Maurice Peddelty, 1 July 1971


Paul Hutchinson, 21 September 1971


John Allan Wilson, 27 September 1971


Donald Burburaux, 29 May 1972 and 1 July 1974


Stephen Holbrook,12 June 1972 and 1 July 1974 (with letter requesting transfer, 1977)


Ernest Robert Adams, 7 July 1972


Clive Nattress, 28 July 1972, 13 September 1972, 1 July 1974, 1 July 1976, 10 August 1978 (professional registration cancelled, 4 June 1980)


Jchn Leadbitter, 29 August and 29 November 1972


Ian John Hopkinson, 21 December 1972, 22 January 1973, 8 March 1973 and 7 April 1973


Gordon Edward Jones, 1 February 1973 and 1 July 1974 (professional registration cancelled, 2 February 1976)


Francis Gerard MacMabon, 8 March 1973


Phillip Owens, 13 June 1973, 1 July 1976, 1 July 1977, August 1979


William Yeats, 13 July 1973


Gordon William Cottrell, 13 July 1973 and 1 July 1975 (professional. registration cancelled, 2 September 1976)


Michael Bennet Bloor, 13 July 1973


Alan Duffy, 29 August 1973


Gordon Raymond Morritt, 20 September 1973


William Mark Atkins, 26 September 1973


Stephen Paul Ingle, 10 October and 7 November 1973


Eric Royston Young, 1 July 1974, 28 January 1977 and 14 July 1977 (professional registration cancelled, 2 February 1976)


Stanley John Webb, 1 July 1974 (professional registration cancelled, 19 July 1976)


Jarnes Gibson Hodgson, 8 July 1974 and 19 August 1974


Arthur Marsh, 15 July 1974


Robert Alexander Smith, 15 July 1974 (professional registration cancelled, 25 October 1975)


Colin Blant, 29 August and 30 September 1974


William Murdock Morrison Whigham, 19 August and 17 September 1974


David Crosson, 1 July 1975 (professional registration cancelled, 31 July 1980)


James Kyle Cochrane, 1 July 1975 (letters about dispute between Middlesbrough and Darlington over player, 14 July 1977 - 1 August 1979)


Robert Noble, 4 July 1975 (professional registration cancelled, 31 January 1977)


Patrick Lowrey, 13 August 1975 (professional registration cancelled, 11 May 1976)


John Cowan, 21 August 1975 (professional registration cancelled, 8 June 1976)


Derek Malcolm Craig, 15 September 1975 and14 July 1977


Ronald Charles Ferguson, 5 May 1976, 2 July 1976, 10 Ju1y 1978, 1 August 1979 (professional registration cancelled, 7 Ju1y 1980)


Barry Lyons, 5 July 1976 and 10 August 1978


John Dixon Wann, 5 Ju1y 1976, 10 August 1978


Ronald Leslie Walker, 6 July 1976


Leonard Walker, 13 August, 5 October and 17 November 1976


James Seal, 5 November 1976, 10 August 1978


Robert Wallace 7 January 7 February 1977


Neil Hague, 17 May 1977 (correspondence about international clearance certificate)


Alan Ogley, 4 July 1977 (professiona1 registration cancelled, 19 December 1977)


Edward Albert James Rowles, 11. July 1977


Martin Stewart Burleigh, 27 July 1977


Thomas Patterson, 16 June 1978 (professional registration cancelled, 31 May 1979)


Philip Anthony Taylor, 10 July 1978 (professional registration cancelled, 9 August 1980)


John George Stone, 10 August 1978


Eric William Probert, 20 October 1978


Allan Walsh, 19 October 1978, 7 August 1981, 14 October 1981, and 1 August 1983 (correspondence about transfers from Middlesbrough and to Bristol)


John Michael Peachy, 14 March 1979 (correspondence about transfer to Plymouth Argyle)


Keith Coleman, 11 July 1979 (professional registration cancelled, 3 August 1980)


Kenneth Ellis, 18 July 1979 (professional registration cancelled, 7 November 1980)


Peter Edgar Bainbridge, 1 August 1979 (professional registration cancelled, 29 July 1980)


Harry Charlton, 7 August 1979 and 8 August. 1980 (correspondence about insurance claim, 14 October 1981)


Graham John Clark, 7 August 1979 (correspondence about transfer to Brechin City)


David Thompson, 10 August 1979


Kevin Thomas Barry, 24 September 1979 (correspondence about loan to Ashington; professional registration cancelled, 6 August 1981)


Barry Stell, 15 October 1979, 11 December 1979 7 January 1980, 7 August 1980 and 14 October 1981


John Alexander Hastie Inglis Stalker, 23 October 1979, 12 August 1981 and 14 October 1981 (professional registration cancelled, 1 January 1983)


Scott Milford, 2 November 1979 (apprentice contract, 31 August 1979)


Kevin Cane, 17 January, 15 February and 14 March 1980


David Hawker, 11 March 1980 and14 October 1981


Bryan Kent, 13 March and 18 April 1980


Peter Dennis Skipper, 28 May 1980 (correspondence about transfer to Hull)


Patrick Joseph Cuff, 16 June 1980 and 14 October 1981 (correspondence about transfer from Millwall)


A1an Kamara, 16 June 1980, 14 October 1981 and 16 August 1982)


David Robert Speedie, 16 June 1980 and 14 October 1981 (correspondence about transfers from Millwall and to Chelsea)


Donald Ball,28 July 1980 and 14 October 1981 (apprenticeship agreement, 10 August 1978)


Ian Walter Hamilton, 8 August 1980 and 14 October 1981 (professional registration cancelled, 21 July 1932)


Kevin Glendenning, 18 August 1980 and 14 October 1981


Barry Siddall, 2 October 1980


Scott Alexander John Duncan, 6 October 1980 and14 October 1981 (profrssional registration cancelled, 27 April 1982)


Kenneth Mitchell, 7 August 1981 (correspondence about injury)


Roger Wicks, 7 August 1981 (professional registration cancelled, 11 July 1983)


Anthony McFadden, 25 August 1981 and 14 October 1981


Timothy Gilbert, 1 August 1982


Kevan Smith, 16 August 1982, 2 July 1983 and 21 August 1984 (correspondence about transfer to Rotherham)


Gavin Liddle, 16 August and 25 September 1982


Trevor Brissett, 26 August, 25 September and 25 October 1982


Steven McDermott, 31 January 1983


Peter Cartwright, 22 March 1983


Brian Honour, 1 August 1983 (apprenticeship agreement, 18 August 1980)


David Wakefield, 1 August 1983 (professional registration cancelled, 21 March 1984)


David Barton, 1 August 1983


Colin Ross, 4 August 1983, 8 August 1984 and 8 September 1984


Jeffrey Mansell Wilson, 23 August and 27 September 1983


David Allan Young, 23 August 1983 (professional registration cancelled, 14 March 1984)


Robert Gordon Lee, 24 August 1983


Kevin John Pugh, 10 September 1983


Kevin Todd, 22 September 1983 and 8 August 1984


Roger Davies, 9 November 1983, 8 December 1983 and 11 January 1984 (professional registration cancelled, 10 February 1984)


Michael Anthony Angus, 2 July 1984


Mark John Millar, 8 August 1984 (professional registration cancelled, 26 October 1984)


Peter Edward Johnson, 8 August 1984


Michael Christopher Cook, 9 August 1984 (registration transferred to Middlesborough, 12 September 1985)


John Albert MacMahon, 14 April 1985

Apprenticeship contracts (Ref: D/XD 97/36/1-38)

Kevin Alderson, 1 May 1969


John Thomas Robson, 13 August 1969


Barry Frederick Jobson 8 March 1971


Derek Thornas Nesbitt, 13 August 1979


Kevin Tindale, 28 March 1980


David Alan Young, 7 August 1981


Jeffrey Hansel Wilson, 7 August 1981


David Wakefield, 7 August 1981


Thomas Michael Brody, 7 August 1981


Peter May, 7 August 1981


Nigel Robson, 17 August 1981


Anthony Hodgson, 1 September 1981


Dean Feory, 14 October 1982


Plan of East Stand, August 1978 Scale 4 feet to 1 inch (1:48)
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From Sky Blue to Black and White: A celebration of the Centenary Year of Darlington Football Club, a supporter's description of the club's fortunes from 1970 to 1983, with photographs
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