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Dick Baugh

Stafford Road Railway Works FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 15: A 2
100% successful

1886-90

Captain: none
minutes played:
180

Timeline

  Richard Baugh
Birth Sunday, 14 February 1864 in Barrow Hill, near Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire [registered as Bough, in Chesterfield, March 1864].
Birth Notes All the census' confirm that Richard Baugh was born in Staveley area of Derbyshire. Not Wolverhampton.
 

According to the 1871 census, Richard was the youngest of two children to Enoch and Sarah (née Taylor), living at Dudley Road in Wolverhampton. His father was a coal miner.

According to the 1881 census, Richard, now a tin plate worker, is living with his widowed father with his older sister, Elizabeth, in 58 Chapel Street, Wolverhampton.

 

According to the 1891 census, Richard, now a Professional Footballer, is residing with his married sister, Elizabeth Paskin, and her family, at 10 St Mary's Terrace in Wolverhampton.

Marriage to Jemima Speak [registered in Wolverhampton, December 1894].
 

According to the 1901 census, Richard, now married to Jemima, and with five children, Edith, Richard, James, Thomas and Elsie, all live at 5 Wolverhampton Road in Moseley. Richard is again, a tin and iron plate worker.

 

According to the 1911 census, Richard remains married and has four of his children (Elsie and another have died) are living with him at 170 Willenhall Road in Moseley. Richard is still a sheet metal worker.

Death Wednesday, 14 August 1929 in Moseley, aged 65 years 181 days [registered in Wolverhampton, September 1929].

Obituary

"DICK BAUGH DEAD―Passing of a Well-known Footballer
"Dick Baugh, the former international and Wolverhampton Wanderers footballer, died at Wolverhampton yesterday, aged 65. At the age of 17 Baugh was playing regularly for Wolverhampton and four years later played for his country. When the Wolverhampton team included no fewer than eight internationals he was a prominent player. His last game was against Sheffield Wednesday in the Cup Final of 1896. Baugh's son has played for Wolverhampton and West Bromwich Albion." - Daily Herald, Thursday, 15 August 1929
"Famous Footballer's Death.―
The death took place at Moseley village, on Wednesday, of Richard Baugh, who for many years
was one of the best-known players in the Wolverhampton Wanderers' team. Having learnt the game with St. Luke's, he joined the Wanderers when he was 17, and in 1882-83 helped to win the Wrekin Cup, now the Wolverhampton Charity Cup. For a short time he played with the Stafford Road club, but in 1886-7 he was again with the Wanderers. Mr. Baugh, who was 65 years of age, had been seriously ill for three months." - Staffordshire Advertiser, Saturday, 17 August 1929
Funeral Monday, 19 August 1929 in Heath Town Church
"FOOTBALLER BURIED―Nine Colleagues of Dick Baugh Attend
"Nine of the 'Wolves' old players
―contemporaries of the late Dick Baugh, attended Heath Town Church yesterday to pay a last tribute to a former comrade. The nine club mates were Charles Mason, who as a back partnered Baugh, Arthur Blackham, Tom Cliff, Enoch Hadley, Jack Baynton, Dick Danks, Hill Griffith, Joe Copper and Arthur Pearson. The simple funeral was conducted by the Rev T. W. Bensley, and the mourners included Ted Scott, another contemporary who played with Stafford-road." - Birmingham Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 20 August 1929.

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Began his football career at Rose Villa FC in 1880 and then Wolverhampton Rangers FC, before joining Stafford Road Railway Works FC.  Baugh joined Wolverhampton Wanderers FC days after his first England call-up, debuting for the Wolves on 30 March 1886, where he remained until 1896, when he joined Walsall FC. Baugh retired in 1897 with a knee injury.
Club honours Wrekin Cup winners 1882-83; FA Cup runners-up 1888-89, 1895-96, winners 1892-93;
Distinctions Father of Dickie Baugh (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1918-24)
Height/Weight 5' 9½" 11st, 12lbs [1889]

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of eight who became the 125th player (125) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back, right-back;
First match No. 26, 13 March 1886, Ireland 1 England 6, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 22 years 27 days;
Last match No. 38, 15 March 1890, Ireland 1 England 9, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 26 years 29 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86, 1889-90;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86, 1889-90;

Beyond England

In the 1901 census, following Baugh's retirement, he returned to his trained vocation of a tin and iron plate worker. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.28./FindMyPast.com

 

The Numbers
parties Appearances Comp.
Apps
minutes Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
captain
2 2 2 180 0 0 min 0 none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
2 2 0 0 15 2 +13 0 0 7.50 1.00 100.0 +2

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away
British Championship
2 2 0 0 15 2 +13 0 0 7.50 1.00 100.0 +2

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1885-86 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1889-90 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 2 0 0 15 2 +13 0 0 7.50 1.00 100.0 +2

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 15 2 +13 0 0 7.50 1.00 100.0 +2
2 2 0 0 15 2 +13 0 0 7.50 1.00 100.0 +2

Match History

 Club: Stafford Road Railway Works F.C. - one full appearance (90 mins)

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

Age 22
1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start lb
  

 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - one full appearance (90 mins)

F.A. International Select Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x


Age 26
2 38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start rb
  

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