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history of psa head of the river rowing regatta western australia

1935 PSA Head of the River

The 1935 PSA Head of the River was conducted on Saturday 4 May 1935, over the mile course finishing at Point Lewis.

A Third Crews Invitation Race over the half mile course was added to the program this year which was won by Guildford Grammar School.


Head of the River - Fours

Challenge Cup

One Mile


2 feet, 2 lengths & 3 feet

1st Scotch College - Bow: D Barratt-Hill, 2: JW Wallace, 3: TS Rintoul, Str: G Barratt-Hill, Cox: RB Edwards, Coach: WA Goland

2nd Hale School - Bow: KJ Dyson, 2: PH Weston, 3: JB Craig, Str: DL Gordon, Cox: WR Ellis, Coach: GE Rogers

3rd Christian Brothers College - Bow: RE Keneally, 2: W Luscombe, 3: AE Anderson, Str: RW Murphy, Cox: F Samers, Coach: CJ Wroblewski

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: FB Harris, 2: P Monger, 3: AG Dunbar, Str: RW Nowland, Cox: JA Groves, Coach: JG Mayhew

Second Fours

Half Mile

2:50 (Record)

0.75 length, Canvas & Canvas

1st Hale School - Bow: HA Garland, 2: HD Palmer, 3: JB Ilbery, Str: JH Sherlock, Cox: CO Riley, Coach: GE Rogers

2nd Christian Brothers College - Bow: RR Connell, 2: E Chrisp, 3: PJ McManus, Str: RP Gelle, Cox: , Coach: 

3rd Scotch College - Bow: KH Clowes, 2: SG Cook, 3: IG Metcalf, Str: EJ Wellsted, Cox: RA Barter, Coach: WA Goland

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: JC Wickham, 2: RR Watts, 3: BE Hardie, Str: SG Fry, Cox: NF Geere, Coach: Rev. RE Freeth

Third Fours

Old Boys' Race

Half Mile

No Time Recorded

1 length, 0.5 canvas, 0.5 canvas

1st Scotch College - Bow: R Burnell, 2: T King, 3: G Wilson, 4: JW Greig, 5: R Cox, 6: W Holmes, 7: C Burnell, Str: L Bennett, Cox: FA McLeod

2nd Hale School - Bow: E Humphries, 2: G Harris, 3: RA Little, 4: N Humphries, 5: A Hill, 6: RY Filmer, 7: W Reay, Str: A Reay, Cox: EB Arney

3rd Christian Brothers College - Bow: A Shem, 2: RF Green, 3: BR Bayly, 4: KT Hannah, 5: JW Pannell, 6: N Connell, 7: AD Scott, Str: CR Aldous, Cox: TF Hunt

4th Guildford Grammar School - Bow: G Freeth, 2: J Townshend, 3: J Manford, 4: A Alexander, 5: R Anderson, 6: C Lennox, 7: C Hugall, Str: J Hugall, Cox: H Elphick

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