1953 English Amateur Championship

Status: Amateur National Championship
Season: 1952-1953
Dates: February 9th 1953 - March 3rd 1953
Qualifying dates: November 3rd 1952 - January 1st 1970
Location: England Burroughes & Watts Hall, London, England
Sponsor: None
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount - - - - - - -
Frame rate - - - - - - 0
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
0 125 125
Matches: 114
Frames: 565
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 0 0
Prize fund: GBP 0
Points scored: 9,624
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England Tommy Gordon 6 (11) 5 England George Humphries
Played:
1953-03-03
Scores: 27-76; 54-35; 67-40; 32-78; 42-68; 70-25; 59-40; 2-103; 76-25; 48-58; 53-50
50+ Breaks:
Gordon:

Humphries:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 6-4, 6-5, 7-5
Gordon Humphries Total
Points scored: 530 598 1128
Avg. points/frame: 48.18 54.36 102.55
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Gordon - - - - - - 0
Humphries - - - - - - 0
Semi-final George C Humphries 5 (9) 3 England Charles Downey
Played:
1953-03-02
Scores: 69-36; 37-50; 65-31; 102-13; 6-92; 33-84; 63-34; 45-23
50+ Breaks:
C Humphries:

Downey:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
C Humphries Downey Total
Points scored: 420 363 783
Avg. points/frame: 52.5 45.38 97.88
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Humphries - - - - - - 0
Downey - - - - - - 0
Semi-final England Tommy Gordon 5 (9) 4 England Lew F Taylor
Played:
1953-02-28
Scores: 54-33; 20-78; 43-85; 70-46; 53-34; 72-41; 53-62; 63-28
50+ Breaks:
Gordon:

F Taylor:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Gordon F Taylor Total
Points scored: 428 407 835
Avg. points/frame: 47.56 45.22 92.78
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Gordon - - - - - - 0
F Taylor - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final George C Humphries 5 (9) 3 Rowland Jackson
Played:
1953-02-27
Scores: 24-53; 17-77; 49-81; no scores recorded for 5 frames
50+ Breaks:
C Humphries:

Jackson:

Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, , , , ,
C Humphries Jackson Total
Points scored: 90 211 301
Avg. points/frame: 11.25 26.38 37.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Humphries - - - - - - 0
Jackson - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Charles Downey 5 (9) 4 England Ernest Ellwood
Played:
1953-02-26
Quarter-final England Lew F Taylor 5 (9) 4 England Edward Brindle
Played:
1953-02-25
Scores: 54-52; 88-15; 87-41; 99-3; no scores recorded for 5 frames
50+ Breaks:
F Taylor:

Brindle:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, , , , ,
F Taylor Brindle Total
Points scored: 328 111 439
Avg. points/frame: 36.44 12.33 48.78
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
F Taylor - - - - - - 0
Brindle - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Tommy Gordon 5 (9) 3 JT Fitzmaurice
Played:
1953-02-24
Scores: no score recorded for 1 frame; 67-62; 61-29; 73-39; 39-69; 41-40; 43-65; no score recorded for 1 frame
50+ Breaks:
Gordon:

Fitzmaurice:

Match Progress:
, 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2,
Gordon Fitzmaurice Total
Points scored: 324 304 628
Avg. points/frame: 40.5 38 78.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Gordon - - - - - - 0
Fitzmaurice - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England Edward Brindle 5 (9) 3 England W Smith
Played:
1953-02-17
Last 16 George C Humphries 5 (9) 0 England Samuel H Mincoff
Played:
1953-02-23
Last 16 England Charles Downey 5 (9) 2 England P McChrystall
Played:
1953-02-20
Last 16 England Ernest Ellwood 5 (9) 3 England GM Wright
Played:
1953-02-19
Last 16 England Lew F Taylor 5 (9) 1 P Bendon
Played:
1953-02-18
Last 16 JT Fitzmaurice 5 (9) 0 H Todd
Played:
1953-02-16
Last 16 England Tommy Gordon 5 (9) 4 Wales Cliff Wilson
Played:
1953-02-14
Scores: 94-25; 101-18; 2-94; 38-61; 70-32; 28-69; 73-21; 20-52; no score recorded for 1 frame
50+ Breaks:
Gordon:

Wilson:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4,
Gordon Wilson Total
Points scored: 426 372 798
Avg. points/frame: 47.33 41.33 88.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Gordon - - - - - - 0
Wilson - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England R Jackson 5 (9) 1 England J Lush
Played:
1953-02-21
Round 1 P Bendon 5 (9) 3 England Peter J Read
Played:
1953-02-09
Round 1 England Charles Downey 5 (9) 1 England Leslie G Wickett
Played:
1953-02-13
Round 1 England Ernest Ellwood 5 (9) 0 England DL Holmes
Played:
1953-02-11
Round 1 England Lew F Taylor 5 (9) 1 England D Davey
Played:
1953-02-10
Round 1 England GM Wright 5 (9) 2 England Mike Darrington
Played:
1953-02-12
Pre-qualifying 6 George C Humphries 5 (9) 1 England James E Barr
Played:
1952-11-20
Scores: 72-42; 108-1; 85-9; 42-70; 77-10; 68-40
50+ Breaks:
C Humphries:

E Barr:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
C Humphries E Barr Total
Points scored: 452 172 624
Avg. points/frame: 75.33 28.67 104
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Humphries - - - - - - 0
E Barr - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 6 England Mike Darrington 5 (9) 4 England William F Randall
Played:
1952-12-19
Scores: 65-41; 33-62; 49-57; 63-23; 66-51; 34-67; 39-64; 65-34; 64-46
50+ Breaks:
Darrington:

F Randall:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Darrington F Randall Total
Points scored: 478 445 923
Avg. points/frame: 53.11 49.44 102.56
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Darrington - - - - - - 0
F Randall - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 6 England D Davey 5 (9) 1 England G Lilly
Pre-qualifying 6 England Lew F Taylor 5 (9) 1 England Jack Seffers
Scores: 81-28; 25-59; 73-23; 72-21; 56-34; 62-17
50+ Breaks:
F Taylor:

Seffers:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
F Taylor Seffers Total
Points scored: 369 182 551
Avg. points/frame: 61.5 30.33 91.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
F Taylor - - - - - - 0
Seffers - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 6 England Jack Fitzmaurice 5 (9) 1 England M Suckling
Pre-qualifying 6 England Leslie G Wickett 5 (9) 4 England S Markson
Pre-qualifying 6 England Samuel H Mincoff 5 (9) 0 England DH Davison
Pre-qualifying 6 England R Jackson 5 (9) 1 England C Kerfoot
Pre-qualifying 6 Derek L Holmes 5 (9) 1 England Leslie C Percival
Pre-qualifying 6 England J Lush 5 (9) 2 England R Woodland
Pre-qualifying 6 England W Smith 5 (9) 3 England Dennis W Aiden
Pre-qualifying 6 England Harold Todd 5 (9) 3 England D Plinston
Pre-qualifying 6 Wales Cliff Wilson 5 (9) 1 Wales DG Thomas
Pre-qualifying 6 England GM Wright 5 (9) 0 England TA North
Pre-qualifying 5 George C Humphries 3 (5) 0 England Stanley Walklett
Scores: 62-61; 52-41; 76-22
50+ Breaks:
C Humphries:

Walklett:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0
C Humphries Walklett Total
Points scored: 190 124 314
Avg. points/frame: 63.33 41.33 104.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Humphries - - - - - - 0
Walklett - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 5 England Ernest C McMurrugh 3 (5) 0 England Alfred Burdett
Pre-qualifying 5 England Leslie C Percival 3 (5) 1 England Sydney Kilbank
Scores: 67-19; 56-39; 25-74; 65-58
50+ Breaks:
C Percival:

Kilbank:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1
C Percival Kilbank Total
Points scored: 213 190 403
Avg. points/frame: 53.25 47.5 100.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Percival - - - - - - 0
Kilbank - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 5 England Mike Darrington 3 (5) 1 England Donald R Ashcroft
Played:
1952-12-19
Pre-qualifying 5 England D Davey 3 (5) 2 England R Halliday
Pre-qualifying 5 England DH Davison 3 (5) 2 England G Reay
Pre-qualifying 5 England James E Barr 3 (5) 0 England George Marioni
Pre-qualifying 5 England William F Randall 3 (5) 1 England James St Lawrence Thompson
Played:
1952-12-19
Pre-qualifying 5 England Lew F Taylor 3 (5) 1 England Ken Phelan
Pre-qualifying 5 England Jack Fitzmaurice 3 (5) 2 O Adams
Pre-qualifying 5 England Leslie G Wickett 3 (5) 0 England LV Milner
Pre-qualifying 5 England Samuel H Mincoff 3 (5) 0 C Gullen
Pre-qualifying 5 England Frank Hewison 3 (5) 1 England Samuel R Lamkin
Pre-qualifying 5 England Peter J Read 3 (5) 0 England AA Darby
Pre-qualifying 5 England R Jackson 3 (5) 2 England R Smith
Pre-qualifying 5 England C Kerfoot 3 (5) 0 Jack Fenton
Pre-qualifying 5 Derek L Holmes 3 (5) 2 England Geoffrey W Lockwood
Pre-qualifying 5 England J Lush 3 (5) 1 England JAP Holmes
Pre-qualifying 5 England S Markson 3 (5) 1 England B Lang
Pre-qualifying 5 P McChrystal 3 (5) 2 England AWR Craig
Pre-qualifying 5 England TA North 3 (5) 1 England S Rushby
Pre-qualifying 5 England Jack Seffers 3 (5) 0 England FH Almond
Pre-qualifying 5 England W Smith 3 (5) 0 England Denis G Robertson
Pre-qualifying 5 Wales DG Thomas 3 (5) 2 Wales Ray Reardon
Pre-qualifying 5 England Harold Todd 3 (5) 1 England S Youren
Pre-qualifying 5 England R Woodland 3 (5) 0 England JH Quinn
Pre-qualifying 5 England GM Wright 3 (5) 0 England AT Gilby
Pre-qualifying 4 England Alfred Burdett 3 (5) 0 England WR Ward
Pre-qualifying 4 George C Humphries 3 (5) 0 England Ronald E Hoare
Scores: 47-45; 95-42; 48-45
50+ Breaks:
C Humphries:

E Hoare:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0
C Humphries E Hoare Total
Points scored: 190 132 322
Avg. points/frame: 63.33 44 107.33
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Humphries - - - - - - 0
E Hoare - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 4 England Leslie C Percival 3 (5) 1 England Trevor Sisson
Scores: 53-61; 64-32; 48-45; 51-50
50+ Breaks:
C Percival:

Sisson:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1
C Percival Sisson Total
Points scored: 216 188 404
Avg. points/frame: 54 47 101
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Percival - - - - - - 0
Sisson - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 4 England Mike Darrington 3 (5) 1 England Walter F Harbour
Pre-qualifying 4 England D Davey 3 (5) 2 England William G Protheroe
Pre-qualifying 4 England James E Barr 3 (5) 1 England James G Chapman
Pre-qualifying 4 England Lew F Taylor 3 (5) 1 Harold Brittle
Pre-qualifying 4 England AT Gilby 3 (5) 0 England B Brooking
Pre-qualifying 4 England Samuel H Mincoff 3 (5) 0 England Michael Price
Pre-qualifying 4 England Frank Hewison 3 (5) 1 England I Stansfield
Pre-qualifying 4 England JAP Holmes 3 (5) 0 England DI Hushley
Pre-qualifying 4 England Peter J Read 3 (5) 0 England Harry Kingsley
Pre-qualifying 4 England Sydney Kilbank 3 (5) 1 England K Birks
Scores: 46-64; 62-27; 57-47; 76-38
50+ Breaks:
Kilbank:

Birks:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1
Kilbank Birks Total
Points scored: 241 176 417
Avg. points/frame: 60.25 44 104.25
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Kilbank - - - - - - 0
Birks - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 4 England George Marioni 3 (5) 2 England Jack Karnehm
Pre-qualifying 4 England S Markson 3 (5) 0 England AS Clark
Pre-qualifying 4 P McChrystal 3 (5) 2 England JF Fenton
Pre-qualifying 4 England TA North 3 (5) 2 England KT Meech
Pre-qualifying 4 England S Rushby 3 (5) 2 England JT Wright
Pre-qualifying 4 England Jack Seffers 3 (5) 1 England H Parkin
Pre-qualifying 4 England Geoffrey W Lockwood 3 (5) 1 England H Holroyd
Scores: 54-68; 81-31; 69-23; 66-40
50+ Breaks:
W Lockwood:

Holroyd:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1
W Lockwood Holroyd Total
Points scored: 270 162 432
Avg. points/frame: 67.5 40.5 108
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
W Lockwood - - - - - - 0
Holroyd - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 4 England Stanley Walklett 3 (5) 2 England Tommy Wood
Pre-qualifying 4 England WH Watts 3 (5) 2 England R Halliday
Pre-qualifying 4 England GM Wright 3 (5) 1 England J Rendall
Pre-qualifying 3 England CE Berryman 3 (5) 1 England Frank Edwards
Pre-qualifying 3 George C Humphries 3 (5) 1 England Harold Townsend
Scores: 83-28; 96-15; 65-35; no score recorded for 1 frame
50+ Breaks:
C Humphries:

Townsend:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0,
C Humphries Townsend Total
Points scored: 244 78 322
Avg. points/frame: 61 19.5 80.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
C Humphries - - - - - - 0
Townsend - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying 3 England Mike Darrington 3 (5) 0 England HS Elliott
Pre-qualifying 3 England James E Barr 3 (5) 1 England GH Phillips
Pre-qualifying 3 England Ronald E Hoare 3 (5) 2 England Arthur Earle
Pre-qualifying 3 England William F Randall 3 (5) 2 England Norman T Buck
Pre-qualifying 3 England Jack Fitzmaurice 3 (5) 1 England Stan Bate
Pre-qualifying 3 England James G Chapman 3 (5) 2 England Eric Stickler
Pre-qualifying 3 England Jack Karnehm 3 (5) 2 England BA Rhodes
Pre-qualifying 3 England George Marioni 3 (5) 2 England Kenneth Andrews
Pre-qualifying 3 England Stanley Walklett 3 (5) 1 England Thomas Jones
Pre-qualifying 3 England Tommy Wood 3 (5) 1 England D Collins
Pre-qualifying 2 England Kenneth Andrews 3 (5) 1 England T Delieu
Pre-qualifying 2 George C Humphries 3 (5) 1 England AM Gantert
Pre-qualifying 2 England D Collins 3 (5) 1 England Chris Barnett
Pre-qualifying 2 England Mike Darrington 3 (5) 1 England Keith L Simpson
Pre-qualifying 2 England James E Barr(Walkover) 0 (5) 0 England Ernest C Ball
Pre-qualifying 2 England Ronald E Hoare 3 (5) 2 England Harold A Phillips
Pre-qualifying 2 England Arthur Earle 3 (5) 2 England SH Grady
Pre-qualifying 2 England William F Randall 3 (5) 2 England WG Lucas
Pre-qualifying 2 England James G Chapman 3 (5) 2 England Jack C Warboys
Pre-qualifying 2 England Thomas Jones 3 (5) 2 England George Orrell
Pre-qualifying 2 England Jack Karnehm 3 (5) 2 England Geoffrey JB Benstead
Pre-qualifying 2 England George Marioni 3 (5) 1 England Roland R Jones
Pre-qualifying 2 England GH Phillips 3 (5) 0 England Harold Mayes
Pre-qualifying 2 England Eric Stickler 3 (5) 0 England James Philip Inness
Pre-qualifying 2 England Harold Townsend 3 (5) 1 England Alfred J Love
Pre-qualifying 2 England Stanley Walklett 3 (5) 1 England Herbert F Smith
Pre-qualifying 2 England Tommy Wood 3 (5) 1 England D Donn
Pre-qualifying 1 England Mike Darrington 3 (7) 1 England LH Jones
Played:
1952-11-21
Pre-qualifying 1 England William F Randall 3 (7) 1 England CT Christy
Played:
1952-11-21