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Tom Perry

West Bromwich Albion FC

1 appearances, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
100% successful

1898

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Tom Perry

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Full name Thomas Henry Perry
Born August 1871 at 2 Mill Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire [registered in West Bromwich, December 1871].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Henrietta Elizabeth (née Tonks) is pregnant with her fifth child. His father, Charles, is a whitesmith and they live at 2 Mill Street in West Bromwich.

According to the 1881 census, Thomas H., is the fifth of eight children, they remain at 2 Mill Street, his father is still a whitesmith.

According to the 1891 census, Thomas is one of eight children still at home at 2 Mill Street, although Charlie has left, they have another younger brother (the seventh). Thomas is a spring balance maker.

According to the 1901 census, Thomas H. is now married to Sarah A., with one daughter, Gladys. They live at 29 Hargate Lane in West Bromwich. Thomas is still making spring balances.

According to the 1911 census, Thomas Henry and Sarah Ann are now living at 50 Daggers Lane with three more daughters, Edna, Evelyn and Phyllis. Thomas is still working at the spring balance factory. He lives four doors away from his brother, Charlie.

Married to Sarah Ann Somers [registered in West Bromwich, September 1896].
Died 18 July 1927 at 50 Daggers Lane, West Bromwich, aged 56 years nk days [registered in West Bromwich, September 1927].
Two weeks after his older brother, Charlie. Left £1233 10s. to his widowed wife.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 0lbs [1903].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in West Bromwich before joining local junior side, Christ Church FC and West Bromwich Baptist FC. He also played with Stourbridge FC, from where he signed for West Browmich Albion FC in July 1890. Joined rivals Aston Villa FC in October 1901, retiring in 1903.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1894-95
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became 240th players (240) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 63, 28 March 1898, Wales 0 England 3, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 26 years nk days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1897-98;
Team honours British Championships winners 1897-98;
Individual honours None
Distinctions One of five footballing brothers, including older brother, Charlie.

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.197. But we know from his census returns' that he was a member of the clockmaking industry.

 

Tom Perry - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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.

 

Tom Perry - 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 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Tom Perry - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1897-98 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Tom Perry - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 26
1 63 28 March 1898 - Wales 0 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start rh

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