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 James Figg

James Figg

Birth
Banbury, Cherwell District, Oxfordshire, England
Death 8 Dec 1734 (aged 38–39)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Marylebone, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 12474 · View Source
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First recognized champion of England at fighting with bare fists. Also an expert at wrestling, swordplay, and fighting with cudgels, he became prominent as a pugilist about 1719.)


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12474
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Figg (c.1695–8 Dec 1734), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12474, citing St Marylebone Churchyard, Marylebone, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .