The Tom Sayers Circus

At the request of HM Queen Victoria visited Sandringham in 1863

Tom Sayers, First Boxer to be declared World Heavyweight Champion

Sayers v. Heenan, 17 April 1860.
Drawn by the lithographer W. L. Walton (c. 1811-75)

Thomas Sayers is buried in Highgate Cemetery, his tomb guarded by the stone image of his mastiff, Lion, who was chief mourner at his funeral. 1826 – 1865

Tom Sayers Boxing Record Click on Image to En-large