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Jack Hudson

Wednesday Club

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 7: A 0
100% successful

1883

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
90

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Full name John Hudson
Born October 1860 in Brightside, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Sheffield, December 1860].
Sheffield United FC's Who's Who states 11 October....
Birth notes The 1861 census states that he was only six months old. That census was taken on 7 April, so we can assume he was born closer to October 1860.

Census Notes

based on the only Sheffield-born John Hudson born in the latter part of 1860, who would become an engraver in later life.

According to the 1861 census, six month old John is the youngest of two children to William and Mary. His father is a forgeman in the steelworks. They live at 6 Jessop Square in Attercliffe cum Darnell with John's grandmother and two steelwork apprentices.

According to the 1871 census, John and his older sister remain with their parents and grandmother at Matlock Lane in Ecclesfield. His father is still a forgeman.

According to the 1881 census, 20 year-old John is an engraver, he and his widowed mother now live with widower Alfred Snape and his two sons. Alfred was the husband of John's elder sister Mary, who, along with her father, had both died in the previous ten years. They live in the Hillsborough area of Sheffield.

According to the 1891 census, John is a silver engraver and is married to Annie. They live at 10 Taplin Road in Ecclesfield, along with his mother.

According to the 1901 census, John remains a silver engraver, remains married and has an eight year-old daughter Winifred. They live at 20 Wynyard Road in Ecclesfield.

According to the 1911 census, John is now a beer house keeper, with his wife and daughter assisting. They have two servants and they live at 111 Dykes Hall Road in Hillsborough. The census reveals that John and Annie had lost another child in death.

Married to Annie Mellor, 19 September 1888 [registered in Sheffield, September 1888].
Died 21 November 1941 at the Gateford Hotel, Worksop, aged 81 years nk days [registered in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, December 1941].
Height/Weight not known

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990], FindMyPast.com & the excellent Alan Alcott.

Club Career

Club(s) Began with Heeley FC, playing for them between 1878 and 1884, during which time he also played with the Providence FC team between 1879 and 1880. Played for three more teams during 1880, Owlerton FC, Sheffield FC and Wednesday FC. Before the next year, he no longer played for the Providence and Owlerton teams, but in 1882, was in the Walkley FC team. Played his last match for Sheffield in 1883, his last match for Heeley a year later, and in 1885, played his final match in Wednesday colours. In 1886, joined Blackburn Olympic FC, but returned to his hometown when he was playing for the newly formed Sheffield United FC between 1889 and 1891.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 103rd players (104) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
Only match No. 18, 24 February 1883, England 7 Ireland 0, a friendly match at Liverpool Cricket Ground, Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, aged 22 years nk days. Captain
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

An engraver by trade. Committee member of Wednesday FC 1887. After retiring from football, became trainer/coach of Wednesday FC. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.138/9.

 

Jack Hudson - Career Statistics
Squads Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captains Discipline
1 1 90 0 0 min One 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.

 

Jack Hudson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Jack Hudson - Match History
 

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

 Club: Heeley F.C., Sheffield F.C. & Wednesday F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 22
1 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool Fr HW Captain hb

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