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Hugh Harrison

Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 11: A 3
100% successful
1893-94

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Alban Hugh Harrison JP
Born 30 November 1869 in Bredhurst, Kent [registered in Hollingbourne, Kent, March 1870].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Alban H. was the oldest of two sons, to Alban H. and Elizabeth, living at Parsonage House in Bredhurst, with four servants. Alban Snr is a curate.

According to the 1881 census, pupil Hugh is boarding at Tonbridge Castle, Tunbridge.

According to the 1891 census, Alban Hugh is an undergraduate and the eldest of six children to his parents. As well as eight servants, all living at The Vicarage in Cranbrook in Kent.

Cannot be found on the 1901 or 1911 census'. Probably in South Africa.

Married to Mary C. Dodgson [registered in Fulham, March 1927].
Died 15 August 1943 at Brooksden, Cranbrook, aged 73 years 258 days [registered as Allan H. in Tonbridge, September 1943].
Funeral held at St. Dunstan's Church in Cranbook, 19 August. Buried in Great Chart
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played for and attended Westminster School between 1887 and 1888.  He went onto Cambridge University and earned his 'blue' in 1889 and 1891 (Captain).  Became a part of the Old Westminsters team as well as Corinthians FC.
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 seven who became the 199th players (200) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-back
First match No. 47, 25 February 1893, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Wellington Road Football Ground, Perry Barr, Birmingham, aged 23 years 87 days.
Last match No. 49, 1 April 1893, England 5 Scotland 2, a British Championship match at Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road, Richmond, London, aged 23 years 122 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1892-93;
Team honours British Championship winners 1892-93;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A civil servant in South Africa for many years. Took up residence in Cranbrook in 1930, becoming Justice of Peace in 1938.

 

Hugh Harrison - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 2 2 180 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.

 

Hugh Harrison - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All - British Championship 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2

 

Hugh Harrison - 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 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2
BC All 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 11 3 +8 0 0 5.50 1.50 100.0 +2

 

Hugh Harrison - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

 Club: Old Westminsters F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 23
1 47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1, Wellington Road Football Ground, Birmingham BC HW Start rb
2 49 1 April 1893 - England 5 Scotland 2, Athletic Ground, Richmond HW Start rb
Age 24
- 51 12 March 1894 - Wales 1 England 5, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW withdrew injured

Notes

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