Ditchman, John Frederick (1873-1949), cyclist

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Ditchman, John Frederick (1873-1949), cyclist

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Ditch

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

25 Jun 1873-24 Jun 1949

History

Member of the Polytechnic Cycling Club from 1899 until his dead. Also Vice-President of the Club. Ditchman Memorial Cup/Trophy created in his honour.
Was awarded the National Cyclists' Union's Gold Badge of Honour.
1912 appointed manager of British Olympic Road Team and also managed teams at the World Championships.
Made an associate member of the Polytechnic in 1911.
A memorial clock, funded by donations was installed in the Cyclists' room.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Obituary in The Polytechnic Magazine July 1949 (includes photograph).
Article on Ditchman Memorial Clock, The Polytechnic Magazine Jan 1952

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC