James Fawcett

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James Fawcett was a professional oarsman from South Shields on the River Tyne.

May 1877
Bell's Life reported:
Anthony Scott of Willington Quay and James Fawcett of South Shields rowed from the High level Bridge to the High Elswick Gangway for £50 and there was a great deal of interest manifested in the affair. Scott was the non-favourite but he suffered a most undoubted defeat.