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Fred Bullock

Huddersfield Town AFC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 0
100% successful

1920

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Frederick Edwin Bullock
Born 1 July 1886 in Whitton, Hounslow, Middlesex [registered in Brentford, September 1886].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Frederick E. is the fifth of seven children born to Walter and Catherine (née Brister) and living at 2 Priory Cottage, Grove Road in Isleworth, Hounslow. His father is a second class clerk.

According to the 1901 census, Frederick E. is the third eldest of eight children still with their parents at Dart House in Heath Road, Isleworth. Father is now a clerk at HM Customs.

According to the 1911 census, Fred is a Huddersfield Town FC clerk and living with Town professional footballers, James Howey Macauley and Fred Faycis, who are boarding with the Renacre's at 98 Halifax Old Road in Fartown, Huddersfield.

WW1 British Army Service Records states that Bullock lived at 60 Tanfield Road in Birkby, Huddersfield.
His 1922 Death Certificate states that he was living at The Slubber's Arms Inn, On the Halifax Old Road in Huddersfield. He was its innkeeper.

Married to Maude Lodge, at Hounslow Registary Office, 7 May 1915 [registered in Fulham, June 1915].
Marriage notes Many thanks to Fred's nephew, Ian, for the corrections in this biography. Also, Fred's great nephew, Don Libbey for his correct birthdate. Note also that his death probate states he died on the 14th, not 15th, of November.
Died 14 November 1922 at the Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield, aged 36 years 136 days [registered in Huddersfield, December 1922]. From the effects of poisoning. One source states that he apparently died from drinking cleaning fluid that his wife had kept in a beer bottle. Another claims suicide, after his football career ended prematurely, and he took up residency in The Slubbers Arms on Willows Lane in Huddersfield, his wife found him unconscious with an empty bottle of ammonia nearby. Either way...his death certificate, supplied to us by Ian Bullock, states 'Heart failure, consequent upon having taken ammonia'.
He left effects
of £760 17s. 6d. to his widow, Maude.
Height/Weight 5' 9", 11st. 7lbs [1921].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990],  FindMyPast.com & The Bullock Family Records.

Club Career

Club(s) Played school football within Isleworth and also turned out for Hounslow Town FC, and Ilford FC in 1909.  He joined Huddersfield Town AFC as an amateur in December 1910. Turning professional a short time later.  He retired at the end of the 1921-22 season after clocking up 202 league appearances, scoring once.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1919-20;
Individual honours Also represented Middlesex FA
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of four who became 398th players (400) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Only match No. 123, 23 October 1920, England 2 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland, aged 34 years 114 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1920-21.
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

In the brief period between his retirement and his passing Bullock was a licensee in Huddersfield. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.53.

 

Fred Bullock - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Fred Bullock - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Fred Bullock - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Fred Bullock - Match History
 Club: Huddersfield Town A.F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 34
1 123 23 October 1920 - England 2 Ireland 0, Roker Park, Sunderland BC HW Start lb

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