Scroll To Top
australian rowers profiles and history

James Ford Strachan II

Barwon Rowing Club (VIC)

1849-1925, "Ripple Vale" near Birregurra until retiring to Melbourne in 1885. Married Harriet Chapman who died in 1887, niece of Sir Charles Sladen and then remarried Marion Stenhouse Aitken, daughter of James Aitken, manager Dalgety & Co.

1870 - Inaugural member of Barwon Rowing Club.

1870 - The Boat Race, Cambridge University, seven seat - First

1871 - Geelong and Barwon Regatta, senior gig, three seat - First

1872 - Intercolonial Four Oared Championships, three seat - Fifth

1872 Intercolonial Championships start

Andrew Guerin
January 2021


Website by Hope Stewart—Website Design & Management