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John Haviland Dashwood Goldie (March 1849 - April 1896) was an English rower, and barrister. He was the Cambridge University Boat Club President between 1870 and 1872, won the Colquhoun Sculls in 1870 and captained Leander Clubmarker between 1873 and 1876.

Goldie was the son of Rev. Charles Dashwood Goldie, vicar of St Ives, Cambridgeshiremarker for twenty years. He was educated at Etonmarker and St John's College, Cambridgemarker. He became a barrister.

Goldie captained St Ives Rowing Club in 1869 and won the Colquhoun Sculls in 1870. He stroked the Cambridge crew in the Boat Race in 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872. Cambridge's victory in 1870 ended Oxford's nine consecutive years of victories and Cambridge won again in 1871 and 1872. He captained Leander from 1873 to 1876 and stroked Leander when they won the Grand Challenge Cup in 1875. He also umpired at Henley Royal Regatta.

Goldie died at St Leonards-on-Seamarker aged only 47. The second Cambridge boat is named "Goldie" after him and his name was given to the Goldie Boathousemarker, used by the University crews.

Goldie married Grace Miriam Watson in 1874. They lived at Richmond and had a daughter and son Claude Goldie who was also a rower. Grace died in 1883 and he married again in 1886 to Ethel Maude Gregson.

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  • G G T Treherne and J H D Goldie Record of the University Boat Race 1829-1880 and of the Commemoration Dinner 1881 London: Wm Spottiswoode, 1883


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