Bill Neate

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  • Pioneer bare-knuckle boxer, whose trade was a meat butcher
  • Also known as "The Bristol Bull" and "Bristol Butcher"
  • Last name sometimes spelled "Neat"

Neat, Bill, born 1791, wt. 13st., 7lb.,
b. Oliver, 100gs., 91m., 28r., Rickmans-worth, July 10, 1818;
b. Gas, 100gs., 23½m., 18r., Newberry, December 11, 1821;
bn. by Tom Spring.
Died March 23, 1858, at Bristol.

Source: Famous Fights-Past and Present - No. 058