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Cecil Holden-White

Swifts FC & Corinthians FC & Clapham Rovers FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 10: A 1
100% successful

1887-88

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Who was he? Essentially, he is both White and Holden-White. He was born and died a White, but signed himself from time to time as Holden-White, the fact he did the latter during the time of his England appearances dictates why he is listed under H.
Full name Cecil Henry Holden-White and Cecil Henry Holden White
name notes Some sources still call him Charles Henry, this was his brother.  He was born White, Holden was a third christian name - the double barrel added later.  It was also removed before his death. His 1911 census was signed as C.H. Holden-White.
Born 3 November 1860 in Notting Hill, London [registered as Cecil White, in Kensington, December 1860].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, five month-old Cecil H.H. is the youngest of two children to Henry and swiss-born (Lausanne) Eleanor D'ouchy. His father is an Australian merchant and J.P.. They have five servants and two visiting family members, living at Harold House in Lansdown Road, Kensington.

According to the 1871 census, Cecil H.H. has a younger brother Charles, and is the eldest of the two children at home with their parents and four servants at The Lodge in Hillingdon. His father is a merchant and magistrate.

According to the 1881 census, Cecil H.H. is now a wine merchant, and with Charles, they live with their parents and five servants at 96 Queen's Gate in Kensington. His father is still magistrate and merchant.
The GWR shareholders list shows that Cecil Henry Holden-White was an executor on 30 June 1887, alongside Harold Holden-White, upon the death of Rev Francis Le Grix White on 17 May 1887. Cecil is living at 14 Mincing Lane in London.

According to the 1891 census, Cecil H. Holden White is the only one of the children to live with his parents at 30 Queen's Gate in Kensington. They have six servants. Cecil is a merchant, his father a London magistrate and merchant.
Cecil Henry Holden-White was an executor on 4 January 1898, alongside Harold Holden-White, upon the death of Cecilia Catherine Charlotte Le Grix White on 1 January 1898. Cecil is still living at 14 Mincing Lane in London.
As Cecil Henry Holden White (no double barrel), he executed the will of his father, Henry, on 21 January 1901, who had died on 25 October 1900.

According to the 1901 census, Cecil H.H. is living with his widowed mother and five servants at 30 Queen's Gate. He is a spirit merchant.
As Cecil Henry Holden White (again no double barrel), he executed the will of Luther Holden on 10 April 1905, who had died on 6 February 1905. His address is 30 Queen's Gate.

According to the 1911 census, Cecil and Charles are with their widowed mother at 30 Queen's Gate. They have five servants and one nurse.
As Cecil Henry Holden White (no double barrel), he executed the will of his mother, Eleanor, on 5 October 1912, who had died on 20 August 1912. Living at 30 Queen's Gate and 14 Mincing Lane.
As Cecil Henry Holden White (again no double barrel), he declared the death of his brother Harold, on 16 September 1922, who had died on 15 May 1922. Living at 130 Queen's Gate.

Died 21 September 1934, aged 73 years x days [registered as Cecil White, in Kensington, September 1934].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Brentwood School, before playing with Clapham Rovers FC and Swifts FC, scoring in their FA cup run of 1887-88, also played with Corinthians FC between 1882-91.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Became the first captain of the Corinthians team.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 140th player (143) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 4 February 1888, Wales 1 England 5, a British Championship match at Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road, Crewe, aged 27 years 67 days.
Last match No. 17 March 1888, Scotland 0 England 5, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow, aged 27 years 109 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1887-88;
Team honours British Championship 1887-88;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Served on the FA committee 1883-85. He was a business man in the City. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.134.

 

Cecil Holden-White - 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.

 

Cecil Holden-White - 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 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Cecil Holden-White - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1887-88 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC Total 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 10 1 +9 0 1 5.00 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Cecil Holden-White - Match History
 Club: Swifts FC & Corinthians FC & Clapham Rovers FC - 2 full caps

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

Age 26
- 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington, London BC HW reserve
Age 27
1 32 4 February 1888 - Wales 1 England 5, Recreation Ground, Nantwich Road, Crewe BC AW Start lh
2 33 17 March 1888 - Scotland 0 England 5, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW Start lh

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