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England's Deaths - Chronological

1874-19
 
Players Index Oldest/Youngest Deaths 1872-1919 1920-45 1946-59 1960-79 1980-99 21st Century Youngest Players Oldest Players
 
This is a comprehensive list of players who have died since the time of the first until 1919.
Plyr
No.

Player
 Club

Birthdate Deathdate
Place of death
Playing Career Age
14 Alfred George Goodwyn
 Royal Engineers
13 March 1850 14 March 1874
Roorkee, Bengal
1873 24 years 1 day
9 Cuthbert Ottaway
 Oxford University & Old Etonians
19 July 1850 2 April 1878
Pimlico
1872-74 28 years 257 days
58 Claud Wilson
 Oxford University & Old Brightonians
12 May 1858 29 June 1881
Betchworth
1879-81 23 years 42 day
86 George Tait
 Birmingham Excelsior
1859 20 November 1882
Aston
1881 23 years nk days
42 Arthur Cursham
 Notts County
14 March 1853 24 December 1884
Peru, Florida
1876-83 31 years 285 days
50 Conrad Warner
 
Upton Park
14 April 1850 10 April 1890
New York City
1878 39 years 360 days
147 Albert Aldridge
 West Bromwich Albion, Walsall Town Swifts
4 August 1863 22 June 1891
Walsall
1888-89 27 years 322 days
84 Tot Rostron
 Darwen
21 April 1863 4 July 1891
Chorley
1881 28 years 74 days
26 Hawley Edwards
 Shropshire Wand. & Wanderers
21 March 1850 13 January 1893
Old Colwyn, Conway
1874 42 years 298 days
141 Harry Allen
 Wolverhampton Wanderers
19 January 1866 23 February 1895
Walsall
1888-90 29 years 36 days
102 Harry Goodhart
 
Old Etonians & Corinthians
17 July 1858 21 April 1895
Edinburgh
1883 36 years 278 days
130 Fred Dewhurst
 
Preston North End & Corinthians
16 December 1863 22 April 1895
Preston
1886-89 31 years 128 days
13 Leonard Howell
 Wanderers & Old Wykehamists
6 August 1848 7 September 1895
Lausanne, Switzerland
1873 47 years 91 days
27 Robert Kingsford
 
Wanderers & Old Marlburians & Crystal Palace (amateur)
23 December 1849 14 October 1895
St Peters Port, Guernsey
1874 45 years 295 days
65 James Prinsep
 
Clapham Rovers
27 July 1861 22 November 1895
Nairn
1879 34 years 118 days
6 John Brockbank
 C
ambridge University
22 August 1848 4 February 1896
Fulham
1872 47 years 166 days
174 Joe Marsden
 Darwen
11 October 1868 17 January 1897
Darwen
1891 28 years 98 days
76 Fred Hargreaves
 Blackburn Rovers
16 August 1858 5 April 1897
Wilpshire
1880-82 38 years 232 days
110 Joe Beverley
 Blackburn Rovers
12 November 1856 21 May 1897
Blackburn
1884 40 years 190 days
62 Reginald Birkett
 
Clapham Rovers
28 March 1849 30 June 1898
Wimbledon
1879 49 years 94 days
151 Albert Allen
 Aston Villa
7 April 1867 13 October 1899
Birmingham
1888 32 years 190 days
233 Harry Bradshaw
 Liverpool
24 August 1873 25 December 1899
Tottenham
1897 26 years 123 days

Plyr
No.

Player
 Club

Birthdate Deathdate Playing Career Age
12 Alec Morten
 Crystal Palace (amateur)
1831/32 24 April 1900
Earl's Court, London
1873 68 years nk days
191 Harry Lilley
 
Sheffield United
summer 1868 30 August 1900
Worksop
1892 32 years ? days
72 William Brindle
 
Darwen
24 May 1853 16 September 1900
Manchester, Connecticut
1880 47 years 116 days
80 Edward Johnson
 
Saltley College, Stoke
late 1859/early 1860 30 June 1901
Stoke-upon-Trent
1880-84 41 years nk days
107 Arthur Dunn
 Cambridge University, Old Etonians & Corinthians
12 August 1860 20 February 1902
Barnet
1883-92 41 years 192 days
87 Jack Hargreaves
 
Blackburn Rovers
13 December 1860 13 January 1903
Wilpshire
1881 42 years 31 days
51 Jack Hunter
 
Heeley & Providence, Wednesday, Sheffield Albion
13 August 1851 9 April 1903
Blackburn
1878-82 51 years 239 days
207 Jim Turner
 Bolton Wanderers, Stoke, Derby County
6 October 1866 25 November 1903
Fenton
1893-98 37 years 50 days
225 Hugh Stanbrough
 Old Carthusians & Corinthians & Casuals
2 September 1870 15 December 1904
Broadstairs
1895 34 years 104 days
38 Beaumont Jarrett
 
Cambridge University & Old Harrovians & Grantham
18 July 1855 11 April 1905
Louth
1876-78 49 years 267 days
142 Frank Saunders
 
Swifts & Corinthians
26 August 1864 14 May 1905
Ficksburg, South Africa
1888 40 years 261 days
34 Arthur Savage
 Crystal Palace (amateur)
18 October 1850 15 August 1905
Bayswater
1876 54 years 301 days
31 Charlie Alcock
 
Wanderers
2 December 1842 26 February 1907
Kemp Town, Brighton
1875 64 years 86 days
70 Albemarle Swepstone
 Pilgrims & Corinthians
14 January 1859 7 May 1907
Holborn
1880-83 48 years 113 days
16 Alexander Bonsor
 
Wanderers & Old Etonians
7 October 1851 17 August 1907
Locquemhein, Brussels
1873-75 55 years 314 days
4 Frederick Chappell
 
Oxford University
22 July 1849 25 September 1907
Berlin, Germany
1872 58 years 65 days
265 Walter Bennett
 Sheffield United
29 April 1874 6 April 1908
Denaby Colliery
1901 33 years 346 days
20 William Kenyon-Slaney
 Wanderers & Old Etonians
24 August 1847 24 April 1908
Shifnal
1873 60 years 244 days
124 Tom Danks
 Nottingham Forest
30 May 1863 27 April 1908
Nottingham
1885 44 years 33 days
212 Jimmy Crabtree
 Burnley, Aston Villa
23 December 1871 18 June 1908
Aston
1894-1902 36 years 173 days
121 Kenny Davenport
 Bolton Wanderers
23 March 1862 27 September 1908
Bolton
1885-90 46 years 188 days
137 Teddy Brayshaw
 Wednesday
6 October 1863 20 November 1908
Wadsley
1887 45 years 45 days
61 Herbert Whitfeld
 
Old Etonians
25 November 1858 6 May 1909
Lewes
1879 50 years 162 days
95 Arthur Brown
 
Aston Villa
3 December 1858 1 July 1909
Aston
1882 50 years 210 days
221 Frank Becton
 
Preston North End, Liverpool
28 October 1873 6 November 1909
Preston
1895-97 36 years 9 days
292 Herod Ruddlesdin
 
The Wednesday
9 June 1876 26 March 1910
Birdwell
1904-05 33 years 290 days
167 Jack Barton
 
Blackburn Rovers
5 October 1866 22 April 1910
Blackburn
1890 43 years 199 days
245 Fred Forman
 
Nottingham Forest
8 November 1873 14 June 1910
Skegness
1899 36 years 218 days
166 Henry Hammond
 
Oxford University & Lancing Old Boys & Corinthians
26 November 1866 16 June 1910
Haddington
1889 43 years 202 days
23 Francis Birley
 Oxford University, Wanderers
6 March 1850 1 August 1910
Dorman's Land
1874-75 60 years 140 days
187 Charlie Athersmith
 
Aston Villa
10 May 1872 18 September 1910
Oakengates
1892-1900 38 years 131 days
75 John Sands
 Nottingham Forest
summer 1854 21 April 1911
Sherwood
1880 56 years nk days
238 Charlie Richards
 Nottingham Forest
9 August 1875 27 April 1911
Radford
1898 35 years 230 days
98 Percivall Parr
 Oxford University
2 December 1859 3 September 1912
Widmore
1883 52 years 276 days
179 Leonard Wilkinson
 
Oxford University & Corinthians
15 October 1868 9 February 1913
Lyndhurst
1891 44 years 117 days
46 Alf Lyttelton
 Cambridge University
7 February 1857 5 July 1913
Marylebone
1877 56 years 148 days
43 Monty Betts
 Old Harrovians & Wanderers
30 August 1847 19 April 1914
Alpes Maritimes, France
1877 66 years 232 days
22 Alfred Stratford
 
Malvern College & Wanderers
5 September 1853 2 May 1914
Newark, NJ, USA
1874 60 years 239 days
253 Reginald Foster
 
Oxford University, Old Malvernians & Corinthians
16 April 1878 13 May 1914
Kensington
1900-02 36 years 27 days
19 Hubert Heron
 Uxbridge, Wanderers & Swifts
30 January 1852 5 June 1914
Twickenham
1873-78 62 years 126 days
216 John Veitch
 
Old Westminsters & Corinthians
19 July 1869 3 October 1914
Wandsworth
1894 45 years 76 days
41 Frank Heron
 
Wanderers
10 September 1853 23 October 1914
Southall
1876 61 years 43 days
18 Walpole Vidal
 
Oxford University
3 September 1853 5 November 1914
Bideford
1873 61 years 63 days
29 Edward Haygarth
 Swifts & Reading, Lancing Old Boys, Wanderers
26 April 1854 14 April 1915
Siddington Manor
1875 60 years 353 days
357 George Webb
 
West Ham United
18 July 1888 28 March 1915
Stratford
1911 26 years 253 days
1 Robert Barker
 
Herts Rangers & Wanderers
19 June 1847 11 November 1915
Rickmansworth
1872 68 years 149 days
361 Bob Benson
 Sheffield United
9 February 1883 19 February 1916
Arsenal Stadium, Highbury
1913 33 years 10 days
234 Willie Foulkes
 Sheffield United
12 April 1874 1 May 1916
Sheffield
1897 42 years 21 days
331 Evelyn Lintott
 Queen's Park Rangers, Bradford City
2 November 1883 1 July 1916
S
omme, France
1908-09 32 years 242 days
214 Vaughan Lodge
 Cambridge University, Corinthians
21 December 1872 21 October 1916
Buxton
1894 43 years 305 days
40 Charles Smith
 Crystal Palace (amateur) & Wanderers
4 October 1850 10 January 1917
Sydenham
1876 66 years 98 days
313 Ben Warren
 Derby County, Chelsea
7 May 1879 15 January 1917
Newhall
1906-11 37 years 253 days
198 Jack Reynolds
 
West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa
21 February 1869 12 March 1917
Sheffield
1892-97 48 years 20 days
77 Tom Marshall
 
Darwen
12 September 1858 29 April 1917
Darwen
1880-81 58 years 229 days
165 Jack Yates
 
Burnley
3 January 1861 1 June 1917
Burnley
1889 56 years 149 days
320 Jimmy Conlin
 
Bradford City
6 July 1881 23 June 1917
Nieuport, Belgium
1906 35 years 252 days
373 Eddie Latheron
 Blackburn Rovers
spring 1887 14 October 1917
Passchendaele, Flanders
1913-14 30 years nk days
37 Ernest Bambridge
 
Swifts
16 May 1848 16 October 1917
Southend-on-Sea
1876 69 years 153 days
180 Tom Porteous
 
Sunderland
autumn 1865 23 February 1919
Blackpool
1891 52 years nk days
118 Joe Lofthouse
 
Blackburn Rovers, Accrington
14 April 1865 10 June 1919
Blackburn
1885-96 54 years 57 days
307 Frank Booth
 
Manchester City
summer 1882 22 June 1919
Chorlton-upon-Medlock
1905 37 years nk days
250 Charlie Sagar
 
Bury
28 March 1878 4 December 1919
Turton
1900-02 41 years 251 days

 
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