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Chris Charsley

Small Heath FC

1 appearance, 1 goal against

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 6: A 1
100% successful

1893

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Charles Christopher Charsley
Born 7 November 1864 in Leicester, Leicestershire [registered in Leicester, December 1864].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Christopher is the younger brother of Lewis, older brother of Alfred and Walter to Joseph and Lucy. They live at 5 Albert Terrace in Stafford. His father is a shoe finisher.

According to the 1881 census, Christopher is a Boot Putler Up, and with his widowed mother and brothers, they live at 26 Greyfriars Place in Stafford.

According to the 1891 census, Charles C is a police sergeant, he lives with his mother and two younger brothers, and a servant. They all live at 15 Eversley Road in Bordesley, Aston.

According to the 1901 census, Charles Christopher is married to Sarah. He is Chief of Police. They live with his mother and a servant at The Laurels, Little Heath, Cross Road, Coventry.

According to the 1911 census, Charles Christopher is still Chief of Police, with one son, Donald Christopher James, and two servants. They live at 1 Barr's Hill Terrace in Radford Road, Coventry. His wife was not on this census return, and nor can be found elsewhere.

Married to Sarah Mary Helena Keesey [registered in Aston, Warwickshire, December 1896]. Died 3 January 1945, left £565 15s. 15d. in her will.
Died 10 January 1945 at 12 Shrubbery Avenue, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, aged 80 years 64 days [registered in Weston-super-Mare, March 1945]. Seven days after his wife, left £940 17s. 10d. in his will.
Height/Weight 5' 11½", ?st. ?lbs [1891].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Stafford before joining Stafford Town FC in 1881 and onto Stafford Rangers FC, during which time he guested for Aston Villa FC. Signed for Small Heath FC in 1886 and West Bromwich Albion FC in August 1891. Returned to Small Heath in December 1891 and retired in the 1893 close season. Although he did help Small Heath in the 1894 Test Matches.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1892-93;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two players who became the 199th players (199) to appear for England. 22nd goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Only match No. 47, 25 February 1893, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Wellington Road Football Ground, Perry Barr, Birmingham, aged 28 years 110 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1892-93;
Team honours British Championships winners 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Charlsey joined the Birmingham City police force in 1884, subsequently serving as Chief Constable of Coventry from 1899 to 1918, retiring thereafter. He moved to Weston-super-Mare where he was a borough councillor from 1933 until his death. He was also Deputy Mayor 1939-40. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.63.

 

Chris Charsley - 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.

 

Chris Charsley - 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 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Chris Charsley - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Chris Charsley - Match History
 Club: Small Heath F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 28
1 47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1, Wellington Road Football Ground, Birmingham BC HW Start rb

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