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Segar Bastard

Upton Park FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 4: A 5
0% successful


Captain: none
minutes played:


  Segar Richard Bastard
Birth Wednesday, 25 January 1854 in Bow, Middlesex [There is no registration].
notes: Bow was in the Middlesex Registration County up until 1889.

According to the 1861 census, Richard S. is the youngest of two children, to Richard and Josephine Laura, living at 4 Cambridge Villas in West Ham. His father is a solicitor.


According to the 1871 census, Segar Richd, a solicitor, is the only child living with his parents, and two servants, at Romford Road, West Ham.


According to the 1881 census, Segar R. is the nephew of another Segar Bastard and his wife, Mency, where he was residing in 1881 with his brothers and sister, at Maryland Barnfield, Exeter. Segar R. was an attorney at law.

Marriage to Gertrude Littlewood Garrett, on 5 April 1885, at the Parish Church in West Ham [registered in West Ham, June 1884].
"BASTARD―GARRETT.At the Parish Church, West Ham, by the Rev. Canen Scott, Mr. Segar R. Bastard, of Romford-road, Stratford, to Gertrude Littlewood (Daisy), daughter of Mr. Edmund Garrett, of East Ham, Essex, and Aldeburgh, Suffolk, April 5." - Tuesday, 8 April 1884, St. James' Gazette/Saturday, 12 April 1884, Essex Standard & The Ipswich Journal
  "BASTARD.On the 23rd inst., at 198, Romford-road, Stratford, the wife of Segar R. Bastard, of  a daughter" - Saturday, 27 October 1888, London Morning Post.

According to an 1886 GWR shareholders, when Segar was attending the will of Miss Mary Bastard, his address was the same as above.
According to the 1891 census, Richard S. is married to Gertrude, with two daughters, Hilda and Florence. Still a solicitor, living at 198 Romford Road. With two servants.


According to the 1901 census, now married and still a solicitor. With two more daughters, Judith and Nancy, and two servants, living at The Grange Friars, Chigwell.


According to the 1911 census, Segar Richard is not on the census, but his wife and children are living at The Friars on Manor Road, Chigwell.

Children Notes

The Rev. Vincent Coke Boddington, Army Chaplain, married at St. Mary Abchurch, London, on Saturday, 6 November 1915, to Florence Garrett Bastard. He died, aged 30, at the Pinewood Sanatorium, Wokingham, from the results of active service, on Tuesday, 13 March, and was buried at St. Sebastian's, Crowthorne, Berkshire, 16 March 1917.
Death Sunday evening, 20 March 1921, at Epsom Railway Station, Surrey, aged 67 years 54 days [registered in Epsom, June 1921] of a heart-attack. Living at The Friars in Chigwell. Left £11,000 to his widow, Gertrude. [2018 equivalent = 376,000]


"Mr Bastard, a racehorse owner, collapsed in a train at Epsom South Western Station last night, when about to leave for London, and died almost immediately."
- Monday, 21 March 1921, The Scotsman/Western Daily Press.

  "As he had been receiving medical attention for heart trouble, an inquest will not be held on Mr. Segar Richard Bastard, racehourse owner, of Chigwell Row, Essex, who died suddenly at Epsom Station on Sunday night." - Tuesday, 22 March 1921, The Gloucester Citizen.


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &

Playing Career

Club(s) Upton Park FC 1873-1887. He also played for the Trojans FC and Leyton FC and also a guest for the Corinthians FC team; represented Essex FA;
Club honours London Senior Cup winners 1882-83, 1883-84;
Individual honours Refereed the 1878 FA Cup Final between Wanderers and Royal Engineers;
Distinctions Bastard assisted Essex CCC 1881-85;
Height/Weight not known


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of five who became the seventieth players (73) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Only match No. 10, 13 March 1880, Scotland 5 England 4, a friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow, aged 26 years 48 days;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A solicitor by profession, admitted in 1879. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.28.

The Numbers
Parties Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Ave. min Captain
1 1 90 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.
1 0 0 1 4 5 -1 0 0 4.00 5.00 00.0 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
Friendly match
1 0 0 1 4 5 -1 0 0 4.00 5.00 00.0 -1

Match History

 Club: Upton Park F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - one full appearances (90 min)x

Age 25
8 18 January 1879 - England 2 Wales 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr Referee

Age 26
1 10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Start or
11 15 March 1880 - Wales 2 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr Umpire

Age 27
12 26 February 1881 - England 0 Wales 1, East Lancashire Cricket Club,  Blackburn Fr Referee

Age 28
15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr Umpire
16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham Fr Umpire