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Frank Heron

Wanderers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1876

Captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  Charles Francis William Heron
Birth Saturday, 10 September 1853 in Uxbridge Common, Hillingdon, Middlesex [registered in Uxbridge, December 1853].
notes: Uxbridge was in the Middlesex Registration County up until 1889.
"On the 10th inst, at Uxbridge Common, the lady of George Rippon Heron, Esq., of a son." - Saturday, 17 September 1853, Windsor & Eton Express.
Baptism 8 October 1853 in St. Margaret's Church, Uxbridge. His father, George Rippon is a wine merchant.
 

According to the 1861 census, Charles F.W. is the oldest of five children to George R. and Mary, and they live in the High Street, Uxbridge. His father is an auctioneer, as well as a wine and coal merchant, and they have two servants.

 

According to the 1871 census, Charles F.W. is the eldest of eight children living with parents, George and Mary, and one servant. One of the other children is Hubert. They live at 162 High Street in Uxbridge. His father is a master auctioneer and brewer.

 

According to the 1881 census, Charles Francis Wm is a wine merchant, head over two servants, living at 27 Highgate in Kendal.

Marriage to Harriet Potter [registered in Chorlton, Lancashire, September 1884]. No report found.
Highgate, Kendal "HERON.―On Tuesday, the 22nd inst., at 27 Highgate, Kendal, the wife of Frank Heron, of a duaghter (prematurely)." - Saturday, 26 April 1890, Westmorland Gazette.
"WANTED, a GENERAL SERVANT.―Apply to Mrs. FRANK HERON, 27 Highgate, Kendal" - Saturday, 3/10/17 May 1890, Westmorland Gazette.
"WANTED, a Young Woman as GENERAL SERVANT, one used to Children preferred.―Apply to Mrs. FRANK HERON, 27 Highgate, Kendal" - Saturday, 31 May 1890, Westmorland Gazette.

According to the 1891 census, Charles F.W. is still living at 27 Highgate with his wife, Harriett, and his three children, F.W. Douglas, Georgiana and 11 month-old Violet. He is a wine and spirit merchant. They have one servant. They have one other child, Mary, who does not appear on this return.

 

According to the 1901 census, now known as Frank, and still married, with one more daughter, Constance. Along with Harriet and the five children, they now live at 1 Terrace Walk in Bath. He is now a manager of Wine & Spirit Merchants.

 

According to the 1911 census, Frank has returned to Uxbridge along with his wife. Still a wine and spirit merchant, he lives at 4 New Broadway in Southall with two of his daughters, Mary and Violet. The census return states that they had six children and one had died.

Death Friday, 23 October 1914 at High Road in Southall, aged 61 years 43 days [registered in Uxbridge, December 1914].
"HERON.―Oct 23rd, at High Road, Southall, Charles Francis William Heron, second son of the late Mr. G. R. Heron, of Uxbridge, aged 61 years."
- Saturday, 31 October 1914, Uxbridge & West Drayton Gazette.

Obituary

"DEATH OF MR. FRANK HERON.―
"Within the last few months the well-known Uxbridge family of Heron has suffered three losses. In May the death occurred of Mrs. G. R. Heron, in the following month her eldest son, Mr. Hubert Heron, passed away, and on Friday last her second son, Mr. Charles Francis William Heron, died at Southall at the age of sixty-one years. He had been in ill health for some long time. In his day the late Mr. Heron was quite a renowned athlete. As a champion 120 yards runners he gained many prizes, and in the football world also he made a
name for himself. He played for the Wanderers, and in the 1875-6 season, when that club won the Association Cup, he was a member of the team. For some years he has been carrying on business at Southall, and during this time he closely identified himself with the work at St. George's Church." - Saturday, 31 October 1914, Uxbridge & West Drayton Gazette.
Funeral "The funeral took place at the Uxbridge Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. G. Gilbert, of St. George's, Southall, officiating. The breastplate was inscribed: 'Charles Francis William Heron, died Oct. 23rd, 1914, aged 61 years.'" - Saturday, 31 October 1914, Uxbridge & West Drayton Gazette.

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended Mill Hill School; played his football with Uxbridge FC, before joining Wanderers FC; Also played for Swifts FC and Windsor.
Club honours FA Cup winner 1875-76;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 34th player (41) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Only match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Peel Street, Glasgow, aged 22 years 176 days.
Individual honours None
Distinctions Brother of Hubert Heron.

Beyond England

He was a wine merchant in Kendal, Cumbria, according to the 1881 census, but eventually found his way to Bournemouth as a wine merchant also, apparently with his brother, Hubert. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.127./FindMyPast.com


The Numbers
Parties Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captain
1 1 90 0 none none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
Friendly match
1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1

Match History
 
 Club: Wanderers F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 22
1 5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AL Start for
   

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