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Henry Hammond

Oxford University AFC & Lancing Old Boys AFC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 2: A 3
0% successful

1889-90

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  Henry Edward Denison Hammond BA
Birth Monday, 26 November 1866 in Priston, Somerset [registered in Keynsham, December 1866].
"HAMMOND.—Nov. 26, at Priston, near Bath, the wife of Henry W. Hammond, of a son."
- The Exeter & Plymouth Gazette, Friday, 30 November 1866
Baptism Sunday, 13 January 1867 in Priston
 

According to the 1871 census, Henry E.D. is the third of five children, the second son of four, to Henry Walmsley and C[K]atherine Mary (née Cobb). They live at Rutland Lodge on Linden Road, Clevedon, with four servants.
According to VWML, his father retired prematurely from the H.M. Bengal Civil Service due to ill health. Their father's condition eventually resulted in a move to Madeira in 1873 where the unfortunate Henry Walmsley died within eight days of arrival, leaving a widow and six young children.

 

Not on the 1881 census, living in Madeira.

 

According to the 1891 census, the Hammond's are living at Payston House in Highdale Road, Clevedon. Five of the children are living with widow Catherine. One of them is not Henry (he is in Edinburgh). They have three servants.

 

According to the 1901 census, the Hammond's remain at Payston House. Henry is visiting the Wyllie household at 36 Great King Street in Edinburgh.

Death Thursday, 16 June 1910, aged 43 years 202 days [registration in Scotland] of pneumonia. Buried in Edinburgh.
Probate "HAMMOND Henry Edward Denison of the Tower Gullane in the county of Haddington died 16 June 1910 Probate London 21 July to Robert Francis Frederick Hammond gentleman.
Effects £24101 1s."

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990], Vaughan Williams Memorial Library &

Oxford University Alumni Hammond, Henry Edward Denison, 2S. Henry Walmesley, of Priston, Somerset, arm.
       CORPUS CHRISTI COLL., matric. 26 Oct., 1885, aged 18; scholar 1885.

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Lancing College between 1883 and 1885, being the captain in the final year. Earned his blue with Oxford University AFC in 1888 and 1889. During his final year at Corpus and into 1890, he turned out for Lancing Old Boys AFC, and he was playing for his local amateur team, Clevedon FC.
Corinthians 1889-90.
Club honours None
Individual honours Oxford & Cambridge Universities AFC
Distinctions Assisted Somerset CC in 1889, before they became a first-class outfit.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

England Career

Player number 166th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 37, 13 April 1889, England 2 Scotland 3, a British Championship match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 22 years 138 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1888-89;
Team honours None
Individual honours None

Beyond England

Henry was educated at Lancing College and then, from 1885, at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. From there he spent a year at Blairlodge School before joining the staff of the Edinburgh Academy, where he taught classics, became renowned for his work on the theory of education and met George Gardiner. In 1899, he acted as superintendent of the British Education Section at the Paris Exhibition. The year after, he was appointed Director-General of Education in Rhodesia until his health failed and he returned home after only a year. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.116./Vaughan Williams Memorial Library


The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes Goals captain
3 1 1 90 0 none
minutes are approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home venue
British Championship
1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1888-89 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
BC 1889-90 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
BC All 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1
1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0 0 2.00 3.00 0.00 -1

Match History

 

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

 Club: Oxford University A.F.C., Lancing Old Boys A.F.C. & Corinthians F.C.  - one full appearance (90 min)  

Age 22
36 2 March 1889 - England 6 Ireland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW reserve
1 37 13 April 1889 - England 2 Scotland 3, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington BC HL Start rh
  

Age 23
40 5 April 1890 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD reserve
  

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