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Charley Dobson

Notts County FC & Corinthians FC

1 cap, 0 goals

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

1886

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Charles Frederick Dobson
Born 9 September 1862 at 23 Lenton Road, Basford, Nottinghamshire [registered in Basford, December 1862].

Census Notes

Charles cannot be found on the 1871 census, although his father, William E. is found at 23 Lenton Road with two servants. Where are all the other Dobson's?

According to the 1881 census, Charles F. was one of six children living with their widowed father, living at 23 Lenton Road in Nottingham, along with step-daughter Miss Augusta Stevens, and five servants.

According to the 1891 census, Charles Frederick, a lace dresser foreman, is now married to Ada Mary, with two daughters, Gertrude and Winifred. They live with two servants at 1 Hamilton Drive in Standard Hill, Nottingham.

According to the 1901 census, Charles F., a lace manufacturer, still married with two daughters, Mary Ruth and Margaret, and two servants. Living at Over Bank House in Upper Broughton, near Melton Mowbray.

According to the 1911 census, Charles Frederick, is still a lace manufacturer, still married, and with one daughter, Mary Ruth, living at 15 Cavendish Crescent in Nottingham, with two servants. They had had six children, one had died.

Married to Ada Mary Houghton [registered in Coventry, Warwickshire, December 1886].
Died 18 May 1939, aged 76 years x days [registered in Brentford, Middlesex, June 1939].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Nottingham until joining Notts County FC, where he remained until the end of 1888-89 season.  Also played with the Corinthians FC; team in 1885-86 season.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of eight who became the 125th player (128) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
Only match No. 26, 13 March 1886, Ireland 1 England 6, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 23 years 185 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship (shared) 1885-86;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Younger brother of Alf Dobson

Beyond England

Worked in the Nottingham's family fabric business. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.89.

 

Charley Dobson - 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.

 

Charley Dobson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - 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

 

Charley Dobson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Tournaments
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 All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
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

 

Charley Dobson - Match History
 Club: Notts County F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast BC AW Start hb

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