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Charlie Mason

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 21: A 2
100% successful

1887-90

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

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Full name Charles Mason
Born 13 April 1863 at 18 Dudley Road, Blakenhall, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire [registered in Wolverhampton, June 1863].
Baptised 10 May 1863 at St. Luke's Church, Wolverhampton.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Charles is the fourth of seven children to Jeremiah and Ann (née Baggott), living at The King's Arms, at 18 Dudley Road in the Blakenhall area of Wolverhampton. His father is the landlord. They have one border and one servant.

According to the 1881 census, Charles is a tinplate worker. He also has two more younger sisters. He is one of eight children living with their parents further up the Dudley Road, no.152.. Where his father was the landlord of The Queen's Arms. 

According to the 1891 census, Charles is still a tin plate worker, and is one of three children still living with their parents. His father, still a licensed victualler, still at The Queen's Arms on Dudley Road. They have a lodger and servant.

According to the 1901 census, Charles is now married to Annie, and with two children, Harry and Edward, they live at 53 Curzon Street in Blakenhall. Charles is an Iron Slate worker. They had a first child, Elsie in 1893, she died shortly after birth.

According to the 1911 census, Charles is a sheet metal worker in the motor industry. Still married to Annie, and still with two children. The census reveals that another two children had since been born and subsequently died. They live at 58 Upper Villiers Street in Blakenhall with one border.

Married to Annie Trevitt [registered in Wolverhampton, December 1892].
Died 3 February 1941 at 58 Upper Villiers Street, Wolverhampton, aged 77 years 302 days [registered in Wolverhampton, March 1941].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st 13lbs [1889]

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began playing his football with St Luke's School in Blakenhall, whose team became known as Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. Making 75 league appearances, scoring once, Mason retired in the 1892 close season. He also appeared as a guest player for West Bromwich Albion FC.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1888-89;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 134th player (135) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 29, 17 March 1884, England 7 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Bramall Lane, Little Sheffield, Sheffield, aged 23 years 310 days.
Last match No. 38, 15 March 1890, Ireland 1 England 9, a British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 26 years 348 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1886-87, 1887-88, 1889-90;
Team honours British Championship winners 1887-88;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

His census returns reveal that Charles trained as a tin plate worker, and was part of the Sunbeam motor industry in Wolverhampton long after his retirement from football. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.169.

 

Charlie Mason - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 3 3 270 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.

 

Charlie Mason - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 2 0 0 14 2 +12 0 0 7.00 1.00 100.0 +2
All - British Championship 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Charlie Mason - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1886-87 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1887-88 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 1888-90 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 00.0 =0
BC all 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 21 2 +19 0 1 7.00 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Charlie Mason - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 3 full caps

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

Age 23
1 29 5 February 1887 - England 7 Ireland 0, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW Start lb
- 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HW reserve
 

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

Age 24
2 32 4 February 1888 - Wales 1 England 5, Alexandra Recreation Ground, Crewe BC AW Start lb
Age 26
3 38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start lb

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