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However, it is almost certain that before around 1850, the sport of athletics was not practised as a recognised system, nor was there any authentic record of performances.
Before that time, it is very doubtful whether times, distances and heights were taken and measured with sufficient accuracy to make reliable records.
There was a similar Club close by in Peckham Rye, which was founded at "The King's Arms", as Peckham Hare & Hounds in October 1869, before soon changing its name to Peckham Amateur Athletic Club (PAAC).
was formed on 27th December, 1871 at a meeting in the Vivian Hotel, at 34 Philip Road (now known as Philip Walk), Peckham Rye, SE15.
Characteristically, he soon demanded that the cup should be renamed "Mr.
Smith's" and results of that Race should be reported in the press.
Such meetings had been held at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst from as early as around 1812, at Eton College from 1837 and at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich (from 1849 until 1853).
Hutton, a wool merchant and Sheriff of Middlesex & London who was the SLH President (1873/74).
Briefly prominent amongst PAAC's members was the dynamic Mr. Smith, who became their handicapper in October 1871.