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FORD, Horace Alfred

Aka: Horace Ford; Horace A. Ford
Born: 1822
Died: 1880

Titles:
UK Champion 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1867

Victories:
Grand Aston Park Archery Meeting 1858, 1868
Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 1859, 1861, 1863, 1867
Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1867, 1868, 1869
Grand National Archery Meeting 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1867
Grand Public Recreation Ground Archery Meeting 1867
Grand Western Archery Meeting 1863, 1868
The Scottish Fete Archery Contest 1851

Complete Results:
19.07. – 20.07.1848 Grand National Archery Meeting 15. Gross Score (341)  
18.07. – 19.07.1849 Grand National Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (703)  
1. UK Championship (5) Gold Medal
25.07. – 26.07.1850 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (899)  
1. UK Championship (10) Gold Medal
09.10.1850 ??? 1. Gross Score (628) Silver Bugle
1851 The Scottish Fete Archery Contest 1. Gross Score (618)  
04.07.1851 Butler’s Silver Prize Cup 1. Gross Score (804) Silver Cup
25.07. – 26.07.1851 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (861) £ 42
1. UK Championship (9) Gold Medal
07.07. – 08.07.1852 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (788)  
1. UK Championship (6) Gold Medal
06.07. – 07.07.1853 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (934)  
1. UK Championship (10) Gold Medal
??.06.1854 Handicap Match 1. Gross Score (1011) £ 13
05.07. – 06.07.1854 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1074)  
1. UK Championship (10) Gold Medal
20.06. – 21.06.1855 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (861)  
01.08. – 02.08.1855 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (809)  
1. UK Championship (9) Gold Medal
18.06. – 19.06.1856 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1162)  
02.07. – 03.07.1856 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (985)  
1. UK Championship (8) Gold Medal
10.06. – 11.06.1857 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1026)  
01.07. – 02.07.1857 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1251)  
1. UK Championship (10) Gold Medal
23.06. – 24.06.1858 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1026)  
21.07. – 22.07.1858 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1076)  
1. UK Championship (10) Gold Medal
08.09. – 09.09.1858 Grand Aston Park Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (976)  
15.06. – 16.06.1859 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (922)  
06.07. – 07.07.1859 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (951)  
1. UK Championship (10) Gold Medal
27.07. – 28.07.1859 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (946)  
27.09.1859 Glamorganshire Bow Meeting ?. Guest Class  
13.06. – 14.06.1860 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (997)  
04.07. – 05.07.1860 Grand National Archery Meeting 3. Gross Score (951)  
2. UK Championship (4)  
18.07. – 19.07.1860 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 3. Gross Score (773)  
12.06. – 13.06.1861 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1014)  
17.07. – 18.07.1861 Grand National Archery Meeting 4. Gross Score (661)  
2. UK Championship (2)  
30.07. – 01.08.1861 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (844)  
07.08. – 08.08.1861 Grand Western Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (829)  
29.05. – 30.05.1862 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (811)  
11.06. – 12.06.1862 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (507)  
09.07. – 10.07.1862 Grand Western Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (706)  
17.07. – 18.07.1862 Grand National Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (896)  
2. UK Championship (3)  
19.07.1862 GNAM Handicap Match ?. Gross Score (479)  
11.06. – 12.06.1863 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (791)  
25.06. – 26.06.1863 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (813)  
01.07. – 02.07.1863 Grand National Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (780)  
2. UK Championship (1)  
15.07. – 16.07.1863 Grand Western Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (826)  
06.07. – 07.07.1864 Grand National Archery Meeting 77. Gross Score  
18.07. – 19.07.1866 Grand Western Archery Meeting 5. Gross Score (613)  
1. Greatest No. of Golds at 80 Yds (7)  
1. Extra Prize Italian Yew Bow
25.07. – 26.07.1866 Grand National Archery Meeting 8. Gross Score (666)  
27.07.1866 GNAM – Handicap Match ?. Gross Score  
21.09.1866 West Gloucestershire Bow Meeting ?. Gross Score  
1. Most Blacks  
12.06. – 13.06.1867 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (995)  
18.07. – 19.07.1867 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (788)  
24.07. – 25.07.1867 Grand National Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1037)  
1. UK Championship (8)  
31.07. – 01.08.1867 Grand Public Recreation Ground Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (830)  
10.06. – 11.06.1868 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1087)  
16.06. – 17.06.1868 Grand Aston Park Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (996)  
02.07. – 03.07.1868 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 3. Gross Score (902)  
29.07. – 30.07.1868 Grand National Archery Meeting 5. Gross Score (735) £ 13
09.09. – 10.09.1868 Grand Western Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (924)  
09.06. – 10.06.1869 Grand Leamington and Midland Counties Archery Meeting 1. Gross Score (1032)  
08.07. – 09.07.1869 Grand Crystal Palace Archery Meeting 2. Gross Score (917)  
29.07. – 29.07.1869 Grand National Archery Meeting 4. Gross Score (814) £ 13

Sources:
A history of the Royal Toxophilite Society | Toxophilite | 1867
Archery, Its theory and practice | Horace A. Ford | 1856
Archery, Its theory and practice (2nd Edition) | Horace A. Ford | 1859
Archery, Its theory and practice (New Edition) | Horace A. Ford, W. Butt | 1887
Britannia and Trades‘ Advocate, December 12, 1851
The Cardiff and Merthyr Guardian, October 1, 1859
The Gentleman‘s Magazine Vol. XIII July – Dec 1873
The Grey Goose Wing | E. G. Heath | 1971
The Illustrated London News, July 5, 1851
The Illustrated London, Band 35, July – Dec 1859
The Illustrated London, Band 45, July – Dec 1868
The Hobart Town Courier, November 8, 1851
The Romance of Archery | Hugh D. H. Soar | 2008
The South Australian, November 11, 1850