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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:


Pic courtesy of SFA museum Segar Richard Bastard
Birth Wednesday, 25 January 1854 in Bow, Middlesex
no registration found 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 (née Green), 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.
(His father died in 1876)
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 1884, at the Parish Church in West Ham , Essex
registered in West Ham April-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." - St. James' Gazette, Tuesday, 8 April 1884/Essex Standard & The Ipswich Journal, Saturday, 12 April 1884.
Children Segar and Gertrude Bastard had four daughters together. Hilda Mary (b.17 July 1885), Florence Garrett (b.23 October 1888), Judith Emily (b.2 June 1891) and Nancy Littlewood (b.5 January 1894).
"BIRTHS ...BASTARD.On the 23rd inst., at 198, Romford-road, Stratford, the wife of Segar R. Bastard, of  a daughter" - London Morning Post, Saturday, 27 October 1888.
According to an 1886 GWR shareholders, when Segar is attending the will of Miss Mary Bastard, his address is 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.
(His mother died in the middle of 1893)
According to the 1901 census, still married and still a solicitor, they have 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.
According to Passenger Lists, Segar left Liverpool on the 'SS Campania' on 17 July 1911 and arrived in New York five days later.
Death Sunday evening, 20 March 1921, at Epsom Railway Station, Surrey, of a heart-attack.
aged 67 years 54 days registered in Epsom April-June 1921.


"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."
- The Scotsman/Western Daily Press, Monday, 21 March 1921.
  "As he had been receiving medical attention for heart trouble, an inquest will not be held on Mr. Segar Richard Bastard, racehorse owner, of Chigwell Row, Essex, who died suddenly at Epsom Station on Sunday night." - The Gloucester Citizen, Tuesday, 22 March 1921.
Probate "BASTARD Segar Richard of The Friars Chigwell Row Essex died 20 March 1921 at Epsom Surrey Probate London 12 April to Gertrude Littlewood Bastard widow.
Effects £11000."  [2019 equivalent: £542,524]
Funeral Thursday, 24 March 1921, at St. Mary The Virgin's Church, in Chigwell
  Gertrude Bastard died on 19 January 1952 in Colchester
Source 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.
Corinthians Guested at some point
Club honours London Senior Cup winners 1882-83, 1883-84;
Individual honours Essex FA.
Refereed the 1878 FA Cup Final between Wanderers and Royal Engineers;
Distinctions Bastard assisted Essex CCC 1881-85;
Height/Weight not known
Source 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 The Stripes (two appearances, three goals, February 1880);
The South (withdrew, March 1880);
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 captain
1 1 90 0 none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
1 0 0 1 4 5 -1 0 0 4 5 0 -1
His only match was a friendly match and played at an away venue

Match History

 Club: Upton Park F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) F.A. Committee - one full appearances (90 min)x

apps match match details comp res rundown pos

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

Age 26 trial  
two appearances - The Whites vs. The Stripes, 19 February, The Whites vs. The Stripes, 26 February 1879.
withdrew -
The South vs. The North, 6 March 1880.

1 10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Fr AL   or

one of five who became the seventieth (73) players to appear for England
the first player from Upton Park FC to represent England

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