The History of Sport Played in China's Treaty Ports

The English team at Richmond 1903

​(Photo courtesy of the World Rugby Museum, Twickeham

Other Artifacts of the Month

An England team photograph from March 1903

Captain Edward Ivo Medhurst Barrett (1879 - 1950) earned one cap playing rugby for England on 21 March 1903 against Scotland at Richmond Park (Twickenham was still a few years away). He played at centre. He later was a regular rugby player in Shanghai and at many sports. He served on numerous Shanghai sports club committees. More details can be found here.


Artifact of the Month Number 6 - August 2014  (for previous artifacts see bottom of page)

Match reports from the game mentioning Barrett

Artifact 5, July 2014 An

Inventory list of Eric Murray Slater at the time of his murder

and a signed menu card from a December 1936 club dinner